Naperville, IL
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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Naperville is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Naperville is one in 87. Compared to communities within Illinois, Naperville‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 49% of the state's cities and towns.

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 1599, 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

92

1,603

1,695

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

10.90

11.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Naperville 0.63
Illinois 4.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,599

in Naperville

1 in 229

in Illinois

Naperville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 147,122
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 15 34 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.23 0.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Naperville 10.90
Illinois 20.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in Naperville

1 in 49

in Illinois

Naperville Property CRIMES

Population: 147,122
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 141 1,417 45
Rate per 1,000 0.96 9.63 0.31

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Naperville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Naperville 43
Illinois 35