Reported Annual Crime In Brookfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime282n/a (estimate)1,4892,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.38.25.3
Rape6n/a31.738.340.4
Robbery2n/a10.6139.3102.8
Assault6n/a31.7250.5248.5
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)79436386
Burglary67n/a353.8374.9468.9
Theft189n/a998.21,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft11n/a58.1155.5236.9
Property crime267n/a (estimate)1,4102,0492,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Brookfield, IL. All reported Brookfield, 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 Brookfield, IL overall crime rate is 40% lower than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 48% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Brookfield, IL, the rate is 82% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 79% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Brookfield, IL comes in at 31% lower than to the average seen in Illinois, and 42% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,0660260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54869367436
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Wheaton, IL53,40659617676
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Palos Heights, IL12,57216693709
Brookfield, IL19,022791,4101,489

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brookfield is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.08 daily crimes that occur in Brookfield.
  • Brookfield is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brookfield you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brookfield has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Brookfield (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Brookfield, 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 Brookfield, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.90 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brookfield, IL is 5.51 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 4.88 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Brookfield, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.45 times less than the Illinois average and 1.74 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Brookfield (higher is better)

How safe is Brookfield, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Brookfield, IL is safer than 58% of the cities in Illinois and 74% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Brookfield, IL. Overall, Brookfield, IL is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookfield is 1 in 1263
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookfield is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookfield is 1 in 68
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brookfield, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Brookfield, IL you have a 1 in 1263 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brookfield, IL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Brookfield, 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 Brookfield, IL has decreased by 74% and the rate of property crime in Brookfield, IL has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Brookfield, IL has decreased by 19% year to year.

Brookfield police department

ItemBrookfieldIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 34 Brookfield police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Illinois average and 45.4% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Albany, CA19,0201452,6682,814
Montrose, CO19,0181524,3824,534
Brook Park, OH19,0273382,9083,246
Niles, OH19,0282862,8273,113
Lexington, NC19,0295173,8024,319
Brookfield, IL19,022791,4101,489
Source: The Brookfield, 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.