Reported Annual Crime In Elmhurst

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmhurst/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime562n/a (estimate)1,2132,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmhurst/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape1n/a2.238.340.4
Robbery9n/a19.4139.3102.8
Assault16n/a34.5250.5248.5
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)56436386
Burglary68n/a146.8374.9468.9
Theft452n/a975.91,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a34.5155.5236.9
Property crime536n/a (estimate)1,1572,0492,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Elmhurst, 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 51% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Elmhurst, IL shows a crime rate that is 87% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 85% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Elmhurst, IL is shown to be 44% lower than the Illinois average and 53% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Golf, IL4900198198
Western Springs, IL13,0660260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54869367436
Kenilworth, IL2,6480468468
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Winfield, IL9,36831584615
Elmhurst, IL45,105561,1571,213

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elmhurst is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.32 daily crimes that occur in Elmhurst.
  • Elmhurst is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elmhurst you have a 1 in 83 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elmhurst has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Elmhurst (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Elmhurst, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Elmhurst, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.05 times less than the Illinois average and 2.34 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Elmhurst, IL is 7.77 times less than the Illinois average and 6.88 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Elmhurst, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.77 times less than the Illinois average and 2.12 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Elmhurst (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Elmhurst, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Elmhurst, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Elmhurst, IL is 80% safer than other cities of Illinois and 88% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Elmhurst, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Elmhurst, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elmhurst

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elmhurst is 1 in 1782
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmhurst is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmhurst is 1 in 83
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Elmhurst, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Elmhurst, IL, you have a 1 in 1782 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 87. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Elmhurst, IL is 1 in 83.

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

Determining whether Elmhurst, 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. Elmhurst, IL has increased by 100% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Elmhurst, IL has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Elmhurst police department

ItemElmhurstIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 87 Elmhurst police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% less than the Illinois average and 40.1% 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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Elmhurst, IL45,105561,1571,213
Source: The Elmhurst, 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.