Reported Annual Crime In Berkeley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkeley/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime97n/a (estimate)1,8652,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerkeley/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape1n/a19.238.340.4
Robbery4n/a76.9139.3102.8
Assault5n/a96.1250.5248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)192436386
Burglary15n/a288.4374.9468.9
Theft69n/a1,326.71,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a57.7155.5236.9
Property crime87n/a (estimate)1,6732,0492,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Berkeley, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 25% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 34% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Berkeley, IL shows a crime rate that is 56% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 50% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Berkeley, IL is shown to be 18% lower than the Illinois average and 32% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golf, IL4900198198
Western Springs, IL13,0660260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54869367436
Kenilworth, IL2,6480468468
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Winfield, IL9,36831584615
Berkeley, IL5,2191921,6731,865

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Berkeley is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.11 daily crimes that occur in Berkeley.
  • Berkeley is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berkeley you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berkeley has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Berkeley (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Berkeley, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Berkeley, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.33 times less than the Illinois average and 1.52 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Berkeley, IL is 2.27 times less than the Illinois average and 2.01 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Berkeley, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.22 times less than the Illinois average and 1.47 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Berkeley (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Berkeley, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Berkeley, IL being safer than 30% of cities in Illinois and 45% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Berkeley, IL. In conclusion, Berkeley, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berkeley

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berkeley is 1 in 521
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berkeley is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Berkeley is 1 in 54
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Berkeley, 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 Berkeley, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 521. 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 60 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 Berkeley, IL is 1 in 54.

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

The year over year crime rate for Berkeley, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Berkeley, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 33% in Berkeley, IL, while property crimes in Berkeley, IL have increased by 20%. Crimes in total for Berkeley, IL have increased by 11% year over year.

Berkeley police department

ItemBerkeleyIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1930,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.63.3
There are a total of 19 Berkeley police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.1% greater than the Illinois average and 11.1% greater 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Anthony, TX5,2181252,8122,937
Edgewater, CO5,2171886,2486,435
Eaton Rapids, MI5,2212871,2061,493
Chestertown, MD5,2215531,9742,526
Robbins, IL5,2215472,5693,115
Berkeley, IL5,2191921,6731,865
Source: The Berkeley, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.