Mount Prospect, IL
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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 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Mount Prospect is safer than 62% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 48% 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 90. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36.

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 2157, which is a violent crime rate of 0 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

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Mount Prospect Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

572

597

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.46

10.61

11.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Prospect 0.46
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,157

in Mount Prospect

1 in 228

in Illinois

Mount Prospect VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 53,930
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.13 0.28

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
Mount Prospect 10.61
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Mount Prospect

1 in 50

in Illinois

Mount Prospect Property CRIMES

Population: 53,930
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 52 503 17
Rate per 1,000 0.96 9.33 0.32

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

Mount Prospect Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Prospect 58
Illinois 34