Hoffman Estates, IL
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Hoffman Estates, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Hoffman Estates is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hoffman Estates is one in 99. Compared to communities within Illinois, Hoffman Estates‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 57% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Hoffman Estates is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Hoffman Estates, and we found that the crime rate in Hoffman Estates is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Hoffman Estates is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hoffman Estates does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Hoffman Estates.

For Hoffman Estates, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Hoffman Estates than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1031, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hoffman Estates is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Hoffman Estates than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 109.

Hoffman Estates Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Hoffman Estates Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

471

521

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.97

9.13

10.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hoffman Estates 0.97
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,031

in Hoffman Estates

1 in 228

in Illinois

Hoffman Estates VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 51,567
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 14 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.27 0.54

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hoffman Estates 9.13
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 109

in Hoffman Estates

1 in 50

in Illinois

Hoffman Estates Property CRIMES

Population: 51,567
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 390 30
Rate per 1,000 0.99 7.56 0.58

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Hoffman Estates Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hoffman Estates 25
Illinois 34