Markham, IL
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Markham has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Markham is 1 in 70. How does Markham fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Markham's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Markham has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Markham is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Markham 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 Markham.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Markham occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Markham; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 282. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Markham 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 Markham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 94.

Markham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Markham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

135

180

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.55

10.65

14.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Markham 3.55
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 282

in Markham

1 in 261

in Illinois

Markham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,682
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Markham 10.65
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Markham

1 in 50

in Illinois

Markham Property CRIMES

Population: 12,682
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Markham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Markham 34
Illinois 33