Riverside, IL
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Riverside, IL crime analytics


Riverside has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 63. How does Riverside fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Riverside's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Illinois communities.

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

For Riverside, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Riverside is one in 155.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Riverside 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 Riverside than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 105.

Riverside Crime Data

 
Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Riverside Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

84

141

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.45

9.51

15.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Riverside 6.45
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 155

in Riverside

1 in 261

in Illinois
Riverside VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,835
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 57
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.45
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
Riverside 9.51
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 105

in Riverside

1 in 50

in Illinois
Riverside Property CRIMES
Population: 8,835
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 72 1
Rate per 1,000 1.25 8.15 0.11
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

Riverside Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Riverside 71
Illinois 33