Reported Annual Crime In Summit

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime254n/a (estimate)2,2172,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.78.25.3
Rape1n/a8.738.340.4
Robbery14n/a122.2139.3102.8
Assault22n/a192.0250.5248.5
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)332436386
Burglary27n/a235.7374.9468.9
Theft145n/a1,265.61,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft44n/a384.0155.5236.9
Property crime216n/a (estimate)1,8852,0492,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Summit, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Summit, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Summit, IL is 11% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 22% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Summit, IL has 24% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 14% lower than the national average. In property crime, Summit, IL is 8% lower than the average of Illinois and is 23% 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
Homer Glen, IL24,32225475500
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Orland Hills, IL7,25255634689
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Summit, IL11,3673321,8852,217

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Summit is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.07 daily crimes that occur in Summit.
  • Summit is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Summit you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Summit has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Summit (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Summit, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Summit, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.12 times less than the Illinois average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Summit, IL is 1.32 times less than the Illinois average and 1.16 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Summit, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.09 times less than the Illinois average and 1.30 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Summit (higher is better)

How safe is Summit, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Summit, IL is safer than 24% of the cities in Illinois and 39% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Summit, IL. Overall, Summit, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Summit

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Summit is 1 in 302
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Summit is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Summit is 1 in 46
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Summit, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Summit, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 302. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 54 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Summit, IL is 1 in 46.

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

The year over year crime rate for Summit, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Summit, 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 6% in Summit, IL, while property crimes in Summit, IL have increased by 11%. Crimes in total for Summit, IL have increased by 10% year over year.

Summit police department

ItemSummitIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 34 Summit police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% greater than the Illinois average and 6.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Snyder, TX11,368762,5672,643
Richfield, WI11,365117736853
Lovington, NM11,3641502,6652,815
Macedonia, OH11,364681,6701,738
Plano, IL11,3710951951
Summit, IL11,3673321,8852,217
Source: The Summit, 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.