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

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

For South Elgin, 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 South Elgin than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1243, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in South Elgin; 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.

South Elgin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

South Elgin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

267

285

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.80

11.94

12.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Elgin 0.80
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,243

in South Elgin

1 in 261

in Illinois

South Elgin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,365
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.72

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
South Elgin 11.94
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in South Elgin

1 in 50

in Illinois

South Elgin Property CRIMES

Population: 22,365
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 247 2
Rate per 1,000 0.80 11.04 0.09

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

South Elgin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Elgin 40
Illinois 33