Reported Annual Crime In Harwood Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarwood Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime199n/a (estimate)2,2902,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarwood Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape2n/a23.037.538.6
Robbery3n/a34.5115.9101.9
Assault6n/a69.0224.6237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)127384373
Burglary19n/a218.6361.1491.4
Theft148n/a1,703.11,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a241.7137.3220.2
Property crime188n/a (estimate)2,1631,9892,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Harwood Heights, IL. All reported Harwood Heights, 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 Harwood Heights, IL overall crime rate is 3% lower than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 20% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Harwood Heights, IL, the rate is 67% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 66% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Harwood Heights, IL comes in at 9% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 13% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harwood Heights is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.27 daily crimes that occur in Harwood Heights.
  • Harwood Heights is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harwood Heights you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harwood Heights has increased by 55%.

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Daily Crime In Harwood Heights (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Harwood Heights, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Harwood Heights, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.25 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Harwood Heights, IL are 3.03 times less than the Illinois average and 2.94 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Harwood Heights, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the Illinois average and 1.15 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Harwood Heights (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Harwood Heights, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Harwood Heights, IL being safer than 37% of cities in Illinois and 58% 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 Harwood Heights, IL. In conclusion, Harwood Heights, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harwood Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 791
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 44
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Harwood Heights, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Harwood Heights, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 791. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 47 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 Harwood Heights, IL is 1 in 44.

Year Over Year Crime In Harwood Heights (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Harwood Heights, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Harwood Heights, IL has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Harwood Heights, IL has increased by 65% year over year. The number of total crimes in Harwood Heights, IL has increased by 55% year over year.

Harwood Heights police department

ItemHarwood HeightsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.63.3
There are a total of 32 Harwood Heights police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.7% greater than the Illinois average and 13.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,0667314322
Golf, IL490197197394
Deer Park, IL3,24773379452
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Buffalo Grove, IL41,6135560565
Harwood Heights, IL8,6561272,1632,290

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Alexandria, KY8,6541242,0092,133
Thief River Falls, MN8,6621153,0123,128
Harwood Heights, IL8,6561272,1632,290
Source: The Harwood Heights, 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.