Niles, IL
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Niles, 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

The crime rate in Niles is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Niles is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Niles is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Niles has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Niles has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Niles is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Niles 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 Niles.

For Niles, 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 Niles 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.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Niles's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Niles a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Niles is one in 56.

Niles Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Niles Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

537

563

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.87

17.97

18.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Niles 0.87
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,149

in Niles

1 in 261

in Illinois

Niles VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,876
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 7 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.23 0.57

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
Niles 17.97
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Niles

1 in 50

in Illinois

Niles Property CRIMES

Population: 29,876
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 74 450 13
Rate per 1,000 2.48 15.06 0.44

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

Niles Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Niles 96
Illinois 33