Shorewood, IL
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Shorewood 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 Shorewood is 1 in 78. How does Shorewood fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Shorewood's crime rate is lower than approximately 42% of Illinois communities.

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

For Shorewood, 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 Shorewood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 985, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the village, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Shorewood experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Shorewood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Shorewood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Shorewood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

198

215

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.02

11.82

12.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shorewood 1.02
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 985

in Shorewood

1 in 261

in Illinois
Shorewood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,747
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 4 0 11
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.24 0.00 0.66
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
Shorewood 11.82
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Shorewood

1 in 50

in Illinois
Shorewood Property CRIMES
Population: 16,747
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 165 11
Rate per 1,000 1.31 9.85 0.66
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

Shorewood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shorewood 27
Illinois 33