Reported Annual Crime In Bellwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime480n/a (estimate)2,5042,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape12n/a62.637.538.6
Robbery35n/a182.6115.9101.9
Assault49n/a255.6224.6237.8
Violent crime96n/a (estimate)501384373
Burglary79n/a412.1361.1491.4
Theft259n/a1,351.11,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft46n/a240.0137.3220.2
Property crime384n/a (estimate)2,0031,9892,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Bellwood, IL. All reported Bellwood, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Bellwood, IL overall crime rate is 6% higher than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 12% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Bellwood, IL, the rate is 30% higher than compared to the Illinois average, and 34% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Bellwood, IL comes in at 1% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 19% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bellwood is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.86 daily crimes that occur in Bellwood.
  • Bellwood is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bellwood you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bellwood has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Bellwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bellwood, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Bellwood, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.06 times more than the Illinois average and 1.14 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bellwood, IL is 1.30 times more than the Illinois average, and it is 1.34 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bellwood, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.01 times more than the Illinois average and 1.24 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bellwood (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bellwood, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bellwood, IL safer than 10% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bellwood, IL. At this time, Bellwood, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellwood is 1 in 200
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellwood is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellwood is 1 in 40
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bellwood, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Bellwood, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 200. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 50 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bellwood, IL is 1 in 40.

Year Over Year Crime In Bellwood (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Bellwood, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bellwood, IL has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Bellwood, IL has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Bellwood, IL has decreased by 13% year to year.

Bellwood police department

ItemBellwoodIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
There are a total of 43 Bellwood police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.3% less than the Illinois average and 31.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winfield, IL9,36831279310
Western Springs, IL13,0667314322
Golf, IL490197197394
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Bellwood, IL19,1495012,0032,504

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Lathrop, CA19,1636203,8084,427
Dickinson, TX19,1352172,3472,564
Universal City, TX19,1642101,8842,094
Bellwood, IL19,1495012,0032,504
Source: The Bellwood, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.