Plainfield, IL
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Plainfield, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Plainfield is safer than 72% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 36% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Plainfield. If you live in Plainfield, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 115. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36. It is for these reasons that Plainfield is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Plainfield has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Plainfield'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 Plainfield is one in 799.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Plainfield 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 Plainfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 134.

Plainfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Plainfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

55

327

382

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.25

7.44

8.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainfield 1.25
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 799

in Plainfield

1 in 228

in Illinois

Plainfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 43,926
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 12 13 29
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.27 0.30 0.66

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainfield 7.44
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 134

in Plainfield

1 in 50

in Illinois

Plainfield Property CRIMES

Population: 43,926
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 281 21
Rate per 1,000 0.57 6.40 0.48

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Plainfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plainfield 16
Illinois 34