Oak Brook, IL
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With a crime rate of 63 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 16. 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 8,091, 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Oak Brook's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Oak Brook is one in 809.

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 16, which is a rate of 62 per one thousand population.

Oak Brook Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Oak Brook Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

499

509

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.24

61.67

62.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Brook 1.24
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 809

in Oak Brook

1 in 261

in Illinois
Oak Brook VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,091
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.12 0.99
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
Oak Brook 61.67
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Oak Brook

1 in 50

in Illinois
Oak Brook Property CRIMES
Population: 8,091
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 474 2
Rate per 1,000 2.84 58.58 0.25
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

Oak Brook Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Brook 61
Illinois 33