Mount Prospect, IL
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Mount Prospect, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Mount Prospect is safer than 71% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mount Prospect. If you live in Mount Prospect, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 101. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Mount Prospect 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 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 1480, 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 Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 108.

Mount Prospect Crime Data

 

Crime Index

71

(100 is safest)


Safer than 71% of U.S. Cities

Mount Prospect Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

506

543

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.68

9.24

9.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Prospect 0.68
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,480

in Mount Prospect

1 in 261

in Illinois

Mount Prospect VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 54,747
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 12 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.22 0.40

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
Mount Prospect 9.24
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 108

in Mount Prospect

1 in 50

in Illinois

Mount Prospect Property CRIMES

Population: 54,747
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 436 15
Rate per 1,000 1.00 7.96 0.27

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

Mount Prospect Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Prospect 52
Illinois 33