Reported Annual Crime In Skokie

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSkokie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,715n/a (estimate)2,6462,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSkokie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.58.25.3
Rape15n/a23.138.340.4
Robbery45n/a69.4139.3102.8
Assault97n/a149.6250.5248.5
Violent crime158n/a (estimate)244436386
Burglary228n/a351.7374.9468.9
Theft1,283n/a1,979.41,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft46n/a71.0155.5236.9
Property crime1,557n/a (estimate)2,4022,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Skokie, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Skokie, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Skokie, IL crime rate is 6% higher than the Illinois average and is 7% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Skokie, IL has a violent crime rate that is 44% lower than the Illinois average and 37% lower than the national average. For property crime, Skokie, IL is 17% higher than the Illinois average and 2% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golf, IL4900198198
Lincolnshire, IL7,27027426453
Kenilworth, IL2,6480468468
Buffalo Grove, IL41,61331501532
Lake Forest, IL18,91421577598
Deerfield, IL18,47626641668
Northfield, IL5,3320728728
Skokie, IL65,0562442,4022,646

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Skokie is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.25 daily crimes that occur in Skokie.
  • Skokie is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Skokie you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Skokie has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Skokie (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Skokie, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Skokie, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times more than the Illinois average and 1.07 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Skokie, IL are 1.79 times less than the Illinois average and 1.58 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Skokie, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Skokie (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Skokie, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Skokie, IL being safer than 32% of cities in Illinois and 48% 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 Skokie, IL. In conclusion, Skokie, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Skokie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Skokie is 1 in 411
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Skokie is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Skokie is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Skokie, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Skokie, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 411. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 42 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Skokie, IL is 1 in 38.

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

The year over year crime rate for Skokie, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Skokie, 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 decreased by 6% in Skokie, IL, while property crimes in Skokie, IL have increased by 16%. Crimes in total for Skokie, IL have increased by 13% year over year.

Skokie police department

ItemSkokieIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14230,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
There are a total of 142 Skokie police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.6% less than the Illinois average and 33.2% 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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Eagan, MN65,053601,7151,775
Bismarck, ND65,1232893,3753,664
Yuba City, CA65,1414053,0213,426
Bossier City, LA64,8958434,6215,464
Bayonne, NJ64,7632211,1151,336
Skokie, IL65,0562442,4022,646
Source: The Skokie, 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.