Reported Annual Crime In South Chicago Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Chicago Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime168n/a (estimate)4,0372,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Chicago Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape0n/a0.037.538.6
Robbery6n/a144.2115.9101.9
Assault6n/a144.2224.6237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)288384373
Burglary17n/a408.6361.1491.4
Theft134n/a3,220.41,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a120.2137.3220.2
Property crime156n/a (estimate)3,7491,9892,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in South Chicago Heights, IL. The total number of reported crimes in South Chicago Heights, 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 South Chicago Heights, IL crime rate is 70% higher than the Illinois average and is 41% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, South Chicago Heights, IL has a violent crime rate that is 25% lower than the Illinois average and 23% lower than the national average. For property crime, South Chicago Heights, IL is 89% higher than the Illinois average and 51% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Chicago Heights is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.06 daily crimes that occur in South Chicago Heights.
  • South Chicago Heights is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Chicago Heights you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Chicago Heights has increased by 114%.

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Daily Crime In South Chicago Heights (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in South Chicago Heights, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In South Chicago Heights, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.70 times more than the Illinois average and 1.41 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in South Chicago Heights, IL are 1.33 times less than the Illinois average and 1.29 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, South Chicago Heights, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the Illinois average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is South Chicago Heights (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in South Chicago Heights, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that South Chicago Heights, IL safer than 14% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than South Chicago Heights, IL. At this time, South Chicago Heights, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Chicago Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 347
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in South Chicago Heights, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Chicago Heights, IL you have a 1 in 347 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Chicago Heights, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In South Chicago Heights (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether South Chicago Heights, 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 South Chicago Heights, IL has increased by 36% and the rate of property crime in South Chicago Heights, IL has increased by 123%. The total crime rate in South Chicago Heights, IL has increased by 113% year to year.

South Chicago Heights police department

ItemSouth Chicago HeightsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

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
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
St. John, IN15,45618530548
Palos Hills, IL17,58445589634
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048106549655
Palos Park, IL4,9190712712
South Chicago Heights, IL4,1642883,7494,037

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aldan, PA4,1641442,6862,830
Caro, MI4,1644653,5223,986
Mount Hermon, VA4,1641701,6181,788
Buhl, ID4,1662111,8092,020
Cornwall, PA4,1667147119
South Chicago Heights, IL4,1642883,7494,037
Source: The South Chicago Heights, 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.