Wilmette, IL
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Wilmette has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Wilmette is 1 in 72. How does Wilmette fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Wilmette's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Illinois communities.

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

For Wilmette, 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 Wilmette than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3916, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wilmette; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wilmette Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Wilmette Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

375

382

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.26

13.68

13.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wilmette 0.26
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,916

in Wilmette

1 in 261

in Illinois
Wilmette VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,413
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.04 0.15
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
Wilmette 13.68
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in Wilmette

1 in 50

in Illinois
Wilmette Property CRIMES
Population: 27,413
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 65 300 10
Rate per 1,000 2.37 10.94 0.36
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

Wilmette Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wilmette 71
Illinois 33