Northfield, IL
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Northfield, IL crime analytics


Northfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (85%) and also has a lower crime rate than 79% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Northfield is one in 152 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

For Northfield, 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 Northfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 5484, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Northfield is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Northfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 157.

Northfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

85

(100 is safest)


Safer than 85% of U.S. Cities

Northfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

35

36

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.18

6.38

6.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northfield 0.18
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 5,484

in Northfield

1 in 261

in Illinois
Northfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,484
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.00 0.00
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
Northfield 6.38
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 157

in Northfield

1 in 50

in Illinois
Northfield Property CRIMES
Population: 5,484
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 30 2
Rate per 1,000 0.55 5.47 0.36
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

Northfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Northfield 11
Illinois 33