Olympia Fields, IL
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Olympia Fields, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 of 75 per one thousand residents, Olympia Fields 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 13. Within Illinois, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Olympia Fields.

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 4,833, Olympia Fields has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Olympia Fields 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 Olympia Fields.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Olympia Fields 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 Olympia Fields.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Olympia Fields'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 Olympia Fields is one in 690.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Olympia Fields is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Olympia Fields, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 14, which is a rate of 73 per one thousand population.

Olympia Fields Crime Data

 

Crime Index

1

(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Olympia Fields Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

354

361

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

73.25

74.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Olympia Fields 1.45
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 690

in Olympia Fields

1 in 247

in Illinois

Olympia Fields VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,833
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.83 0.41

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Olympia Fields 73.25
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 14

in Olympia Fields

1 in 52

in Illinois

Olympia Fields Property CRIMES

Population: 4,833
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 328 9
Rate per 1,000 3.52 67.87 1.86

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Olympia Fields Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Olympia Fields 123
Illinois 33

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