Reported Annual Crime In Riverside

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime131n/a (estimate)1,4842,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape1n/a11.338.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.3102.8
Assault12n/a136.0250.5248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)147436386
Burglary26n/a294.6374.9468.9
Theft90n/a1,019.71,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a22.7155.5236.9
Property crime118n/a (estimate)1,3372,0492,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Riverside, 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 40% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 48% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Riverside, IL shows a crime rate that is 66% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 62% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Riverside, IL is shown to be 35% lower than the Illinois average and 45% 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
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Wheaton, IL53,40659617676
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Palos Heights, IL12,57216693709
Riverside, IL8,9151471,3371,484

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverside is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.07 daily crimes that occur in Riverside.
  • Riverside is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Riverside you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Riverside has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Riverside (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Riverside, 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 Riverside, IL are 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.91 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Riverside, IL are 2.96 times less than than Illinois and 2.62 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Riverside, IL are 1.53 times less than than Illinois and 1.83 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Riverside (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Riverside, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Riverside, IL being safer than 46% of cities in Illinois and 66% 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 Riverside, IL. In conclusion, Riverside, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverside

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverside is 1 in 679
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverside is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 68
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Riverside, 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 Riverside, IL, you have a 1 in 679 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 75. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside, IL is 1 in 68.

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

Determining whether Riverside, 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. Riverside, IL has decreased by 77% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Riverside, IL has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

Riverside police department

ItemRiversideIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
There are a total of 23 Riverside police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% less than the Illinois average and 21.1% 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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Riverside, IL8,9151471,3371,484
Source: The Riverside, 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.