Schaumburg, IL
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The crime rate in Schaumburg is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Schaumburg is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Schaumburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Schaumburg has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Schaumburg, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Schaumburg than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1358, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Schaumburg's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Schaumburg a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Schaumburg is one in 41.

Schaumburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Schaumburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

55

1,827

1,882

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.74

24.46

25.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Schaumburg 0.74
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,358

in Schaumburg

1 in 261

in Illinois
Schaumburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 74,693
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 13 18 23
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.17 0.24 0.31
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
Schaumburg 24.46
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Schaumburg

1 in 50

in Illinois
Schaumburg Property CRIMES
Population: 74,693
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 129 1,657 41
Rate per 1,000 1.73 22.18 0.55
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

Schaumburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Schaumburg 97
Illinois 33