Mount Prospect, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Mount Prospect is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 56% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Mount Prospect is one in 106 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Mount Prospect, and we found that the crime rate in Mount Prospect is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect.

For Mount Prospect, 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 Mount Prospect than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1852, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Prospect; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Prospect Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Mount Prospect Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

480

509

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

8.94

9.48

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.54
4.07
National Median: 4
    Mount Prospect
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,852

in Mount Prospect

1 in 246

in Illinois

Mount Prospect VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 53,719
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 9 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.19 0.17 0.19

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.94
18.46
National Median: 21
    Mount Prospect
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 112

in Mount Prospect

1 in 54

in Illinois

Mount Prospect Property CRIMES

Population: 53,719
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 421 14
Rate per 1,000 0.84 7.84 0.26

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Mount Prospect Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
49
31
National Median: 28.3
    Mount Prospect
    Illinois