Reported Annual Crime In Buffalo Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo Grove/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime236n/a (estimate)5652,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuffalo Grove/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape0n/a0.037.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault2n/a4.8224.6237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)5384373
Burglary54n/a129.3361.1491.4
Theft173n/a414.31,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a16.8137.3220.2
Property crime234n/a (estimate)5601,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Buffalo Grove, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Buffalo Grove, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Buffalo Grove, IL averages 76% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 80% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Buffalo Grove, IL is 99% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 99% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 72% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 77% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Buffalo Grove, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buffalo Grove is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.55 daily crimes that occur in Buffalo Grove.
  • Buffalo Grove is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Buffalo Grove you have a 1 in 177 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Buffalo Grove has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Buffalo Grove (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Buffalo Grove, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Buffalo Grove, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 4.20 times less than the Illinois average and 5.06 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Buffalo Grove, IL is 80.14 times less than the Illinois average and 77.80 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Buffalo Grove, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.55 times less than the Illinois average and 4.44 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Buffalo Grove (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Buffalo Grove, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Buffalo Grove, IL has been ranked safer than 92% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Buffalo Grove, IL is safer than 94% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Buffalo Grove, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Buffalo Grove, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buffalo Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buffalo Grove is 1 in 20881
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buffalo Grove is 1 in 179
The chance of being a victim of crime in Buffalo Grove is 1 in 177
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Buffalo Grove, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Buffalo Grove, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 20881. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 179 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Buffalo Grove, IL is 1 in 177.

Year Over Year Crime In Buffalo Grove (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Buffalo Grove, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Buffalo Grove, IL has decreased by 79% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Buffalo Grove, IL has decreased by 20% in the same time frame.

Buffalo Grove police department

ItemBuffalo GroveIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 77 Buffalo Grove police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.2% less than the Illinois average and 43.5% 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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Inverness, IL7,5160105105
Third Lake, IL1,37054279333
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,72713354367
Port Barrington, IL1,50363328391
Golf, IL490197197394
Buffalo Grove, IL41,6135560565

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Source: The Buffalo Grove, 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.