Skokie, IL
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The crime rate in Skokie is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Skokie is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Skokie is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Skokie has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Skokie 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 Skokie; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 421. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Skokie's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Skokie 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 Skokie is one in 48.

Skokie Crime Data

 
Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Skokie Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

154

1,339

1,493

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.38

20.66

23.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Skokie 2.38
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 421

in Skokie

1 in 261

in Illinois
Skokie VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 64,821
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 15 29 110
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.45 1.70
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
Skokie 20.66
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Skokie

1 in 50

in Illinois
Skokie Property CRIMES
Population: 64,821
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 231 1,059 49
Rate per 1,000 3.56 16.34 0.76
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

Skokie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Skokie 148
Illinois 33