Mount Prospect, IL
Crime Rates



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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Mount Prospect has an overall crime rate of 11 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 Mount Prospect is 1 in 90. How does Mount Prospect fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Mount Prospect's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of Illinois communities.

However, 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 1694, 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 11 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

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Mount Prospect Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

570

602

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.59

10.52

11.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Prospect 0.59
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,694

in Mount Prospect

1 in 247

in Illinois

Mount Prospect VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 54,198
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 11 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.20 0.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Prospect 10.52
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Mount Prospect

1 in 52

in Illinois

Mount Prospect Property CRIMES

Population: 54,198
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 496 17
Rate per 1,000 1.05 9.15 0.31

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Mount Prospect Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Prospect 58
Illinois 33