Western Springs, IL
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Western Springs, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Western Springs. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 304. These crime statistics put Western Springs in the elite group of the safest communities in both Illinois and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Western Springs, and we found that the crime rate in Western Springs is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Western Springs is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Western Springs 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 Western Springs.

For Western Springs, 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 Western Springs than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Western Springs compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Western Springs is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Western Springs is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Western Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

95

(100 is safest)


Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Western Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

43

44

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.07

3.22

3.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Western Springs 0.07
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Western Springs

1 in 261

in Illinois

Western Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,369
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07

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
Western Springs 3.22
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 311

in Western Springs

1 in 50

in Illinois

Western Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 13,369
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 32 1
Rate per 1,000 0.75 2.39 0.07

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

Western Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Western Springs 16
Illinois 33