Reported Annual Crime In Joliet

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoliet/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,016n/a (estimate)2,7142,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoliet/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a6.85.84.9
Rape44n/a29.737.538.6
Robbery114n/a77.0115.9101.9
Assault293n/a198.0224.6237.8
Violent crime461n/a (estimate)312384373
Burglary837n/a565.6361.1491.4
Theft2,599n/a1,756.21,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft119n/a80.4137.3220.2
Property crime3,555n/a (estimate)2,4021,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Joliet, 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 Joliet, 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 Joliet, IL averages 14% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 5% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Joliet, IL is 19% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 16% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 3% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Joliet, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Joliet is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.43 daily crimes that occur in Joliet.
  • Joliet is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Joliet you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Joliet has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Joliet (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Joliet, 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 Joliet, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.14 times more than the Illinois average and 1.05 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Joliet, IL is 1.23 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.20 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Joliet, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.21 times more than the Illinois average and 1.04 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Joliet (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Joliet, 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 Joliet, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Joliet, IL is 21% safer than other cities of Illinois and 37% 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, Joliet, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Joliet, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Joliet

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Joliet is 1 in 322
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Joliet is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Joliet is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Joliet, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Joliet, IL you have a 1 in 322 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Joliet, IL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Joliet, 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 Joliet, IL has decreased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Joliet, IL has increased by 19%. The total crime rate in Joliet, IL has increased by 15% year to year.

Joliet police department

ItemJolietIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
There are a total of 314 Joliet police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.1% less than the Illinois average and 35.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Manhattan, IL7,01782299381
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Channahon, IL12,42232388420
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
Rockdale, IL1,974102461564
Joliet, IL147,7863122,4022,714

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Escondido, CA147,6033492,2362,585
Kansas City, KS147,5987734,6915,465
Torrance, CA147,1811431,9302,074
Bridgeport, CT146,6806722,3573,029
Alexandria, VA146,4222041,8692,073
Joliet, IL147,7863122,4022,714
Source: The Joliet, 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.