Reported Annual Crime In South Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Elgin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime282n/a (estimate)1,2662,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Elgin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape0n/a0.037.538.6
Robbery2n/a9.0115.9101.9
Assault16n/a71.8224.6237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)81384373
Burglary18n/a80.8361.1491.4
Theft244n/a1,095.21,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a9.0137.3220.2
Property crime264n/a (estimate)1,1851,9892,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in South Elgin, 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 47% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, South Elgin, IL shows a crime rate that is 79% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 78% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, South Elgin, IL is shown to be 40% lower than the Illinois average and 52% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Elgin is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.47 daily crimes that occur in South Elgin.
  • South Elgin is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Elgin you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Elgin has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In South Elgin (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in South Elgin, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in South Elgin, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.87 times less than the state average and 2.26 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in South Elgin, IL on a daily bases are 4.75 times less than than Illinois average and 4.61 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in South Elgin, IL are 1.68 times less than the daily state average and 2.10 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is South Elgin (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of South Elgin, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that South Elgin, IL ranks safer than 63% of every city located within Illinois along with 78% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than South Elgin, IL. As a result, South Elgin, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Elgin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Elgin is 1 in 1238
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Elgin is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Elgin is 1 in 80
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South Elgin, 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 South Elgin, IL, you have a 1 in 1238 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 85. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South Elgin, IL is 1 in 80.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in South Elgin, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in South Elgin, IL has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in South Elgin, IL has increased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in South Elgin, IL has increased by 7% year to year.

South Elgin police department

ItemSouth ElginIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
There are a total of 35 South Elgin police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% less than the Illinois average and 51.8% 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
Gilberts, IL7,2560324324
Prestbury, IL1,59754279333
Campton Hills, IL10,90835317352
South Elgin, IL22,126811,1851,266

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Ruston, LA22,1494383,2343,672
La Porte, IN22,1531553,5143,668
South Elgin, IL22,126811,1851,266
Source: The South Elgin, 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.