Schaumburg, IL
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Schaumburg, 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

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 18 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 56. 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 71% 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 939, 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 17 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 59.

Schaumburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Schaumburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

79

1,250

1,329

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.06

16.85

17.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Schaumburg 1.06
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 939

in Schaumburg

1 in 228

in Illinois

Schaumburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 74,184
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 13 31 33
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.18 0.42 0.44

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
Schaumburg 16.85
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Schaumburg

1 in 50

in Illinois

Schaumburg Property CRIMES

Population: 74,184
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 93 1,108 49
Rate per 1,000 1.25 14.94 0.66

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

Schaumburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Schaumburg 69
Illinois 34