Oak Brook, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Oak Brook has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Illinois, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Oak Brook.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a village's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,016, Oak Brook has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Oak Brook does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Oak Brook.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Oak Brook 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 Oak Brook.

For Oak Brook, 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 Oak Brook than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1336, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Oak Brook is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Oak Brook, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 58 per one thousand population.

Oak Brook Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Oak Brook Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

468

474

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.75

58.38

59.13

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.75
4.07
National Median: 4
    Oak Brook
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,336

in Oak Brook

1 in 246

in Illinois

Oak Brook VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,016
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.12 0.25

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
58.38
18.46
National Median: 21
    Oak Brook
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Oak Brook

1 in 54

in Illinois

Oak Brook Property CRIMES

Population: 8,016
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 433 20
Rate per 1,000 1.87 54.02 2.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Oak Brook Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
57
31
National Median: 28.3
    Oak Brook
    Illinois