Naperville, IL
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Naperville, IL crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Naperville is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 56% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Naperville. If you live in Naperville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 82. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Naperville, 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 Naperville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1149, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Naperville; 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.

Naperville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Naperville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

128

1,674

1,802

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.87

11.38

12.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Naperville 0.87
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,149

in Naperville

1 in 261

in Illinois

Naperville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 147,100
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 27 87
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.18 0.59

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
Naperville 11.38
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 88

in Naperville

1 in 50

in Illinois

Naperville Property CRIMES

Population: 147,100
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 161 1,480 33
Rate per 1,000 1.09 10.06 0.22

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

Naperville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Naperville 46
Illinois 33