Naperville, IL
Crime Rates



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Naperville, 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

Naperville has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Naperville is 1 in 79. How does Naperville fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Naperville's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% of Illinois communities.

However, 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 1086, 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 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Naperville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

55

(100 is safest)


Safer than 55% of U.S. Cities

Naperville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

136

1,735

1,871

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.92

11.75

12.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Naperville 0.92
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,086

in Naperville

1 in 228

in Illinois

Naperville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 147,682
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 22 33 80
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.15 0.22 0.54

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
Naperville 11.75
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Naperville

1 in 50

in Illinois

Naperville Property CRIMES

Population: 147,682
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 130 1,558 47
Rate per 1,000 0.88 10.55 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

Naperville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Naperville 48
Illinois 34