Reported Annual Crime In Mount Prospect

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Prospect/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime539n/a (estimate)9782,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Prospect/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape3n/a5.437.538.6
Robbery12n/a21.8115.9101.9
Assault22n/a39.9224.6237.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)67384373
Burglary54n/a98.0361.1491.4
Theft433n/a785.61,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft15n/a27.2137.3220.2
Property crime502n/a (estimate)9111,9892,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Mount Prospect, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Mount Prospect, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Mount Prospect, IL crime rates are 59% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 66% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Mount Prospect, IL has a rate that is 83% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 82% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Mount Prospect, IL is 54% lower than its state's mean, and 63% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Prospect is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.68 daily crimes that occur in Mount Prospect.
  • Mount Prospect is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Prospect you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Prospect has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Prospect (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mount Prospect, 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 Mount Prospect, IL are 2.43 times less than the Illinois average and 2.92 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mount Prospect, IL are 5.72 times less than than Illinois and 5.55 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mount Prospect, IL are 2.18 times less than than Illinois and 2.73 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Mount Prospect (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mount Prospect, 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 Mount Prospect, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Mount Prospect, IL is 72% safer than other cities of Illinois and 83% 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, Mount Prospect, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mount Prospect, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Prospect

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 1490
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 103
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Prospect, 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 Mount Prospect, IL, you have a 1 in 1490 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 110. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect, IL is 1 in 103.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Prospect (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Mount Prospect, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Mount Prospect, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 52% in Mount Prospect, IL, while property crimes in Mount Prospect, IL have decreased by 14%. Crimes in total for Mount Prospect, IL have decreased by 11% year over year.

Mount Prospect police department

ItemMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10230,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 102 Mount Prospect police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Illinois average and 42.6% 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
Inverness, IL7,5160105105
Winfield, IL9,36831279310
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,72713354367
Port Barrington, IL1,50363328391
Golf, IL490197197394
Mount Prospect, IL54,58967911978

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Source: The Mount Prospect, 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.