Reported Annual Crime In Hometown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHometown/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime45n/a (estimate)1,0372,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHometown/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape1n/a23.038.340.4
Robbery1n/a23.0139.3102.8
Assault3n/a69.1250.5248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)115436386
Burglary4n/a92.2374.9468.9
Theft31n/a714.31,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a115.2155.5236.9
Property crime40n/a (estimate)9222,0492,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hometown, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hometown, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Hometown, IL is 58% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 63% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Hometown, IL has 74% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 70% lower than the national average. In property crime, Hometown, IL is 55% lower than the average of Illinois and is 62% lower than the 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
Homer Glen, IL24,32225475500
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Orland Hills, IL7,25255634689
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Hometown, IL4,3581159221,037

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hometown is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.84 daily crimes that occur in Hometown.
  • Hometown is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hometown you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hometown has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Hometown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Hometown, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Hometown, IL are 2.40 times less than the Illinois average and 2.74 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Hometown, IL are 3.79 times less than than Illinois and 3.35 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Hometown, IL are 2.22 times less than than Illinois and 2.66 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Hometown (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hometown, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hometown, IL being safer than 60% of cities in Illinois and 76% 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 Hometown, IL. In conclusion, Hometown, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hometown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hometown is 1 in 869
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hometown is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hometown is 1 in 97
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hometown, 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 Hometown, IL, you have a 1 in 869 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 109. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hometown, IL is 1 in 97.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hometown, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Hometown, IL has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Hometown, IL has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hometown, IL has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Hometown police department

ItemHometownIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.63.3
There are a total of 5 Hometown police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.8% less than the Illinois average and 65% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Bernard, OH4,3582392,0512,290
Atlantic Highlands, NJ4,35770791861
Wolverine Lake, MI4,35768364432
Brownsville, LA4,3565383,1343,672
Wolf Lake, MI4,3604191,7422,160
Hometown, IL4,3581159221,037
Source: The Hometown, 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.