Romeoville, IL
Crime Rates

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Romeoville, 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

Romeoville has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Romeoville is 1 in 79. How does Romeoville fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Romeoville's crime rate is lower than approximately 39% of Illinois communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Romeoville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Romeoville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 491. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Romeoville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Romeoville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Romeoville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Romeoville 2.04
Illinois 4.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 491

in Romeoville

1 in 246

in Illinois


Population: 39,746
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 18 18 44
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.45 0.45 1.11


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)

Romeoville 10.57
Illinois 18.46

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Romeoville

1 in 54

in Illinois

Romeoville Property CRIMES

Population: 39,746
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 353 29
Rate per 1,000 0.96 8.88 0.73

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

Romeoville Crimes Per Square Mile

Romeoville 27
Illinois 31