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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 54%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlgonquin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime326n/a (estimate)1,0512,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape6n/a19.348.042.6
Robbery3n/a9.798.481.6
Assault14n/a45.1254.0250.2
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)74407379
Burglary16n/a51.6271.7340.5
Theft285n/a918.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a6.4148.2219.9
Property crime303n/a (estimate)9771,8472,110

Key findings

  • Algonquin crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Algonquin are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Algonquin you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Algonquin is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Algonquin has increased by 12%

Algonquin crime map

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The Algonquin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Algonquin as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Algonquin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Algonquin (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Algonquin, IL per 100,000 people. In Algonquin, the total number of daily crimes is 2.14 times less than the Illinois average and 2.37 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Algonquin is 5.49 times less than the Illinois average and 5.12 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Algonquin has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times less than the Illinois average and 2.16 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Algonquin (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Algonquin safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Algonquin is safer than 65% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Algonquin is safer than 77% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Algonquin. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Algonquin is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Algonquin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Algonquin is 1 in 1349
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Algonquin is 1 in 103
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Algonquin is 1 in 96
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Algonquin? If you reside in Algonquin, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1349. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 103 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Algonquin, is 1 in 96.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Algonquin is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Algonquin has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 15% in Algonquin, while property crimes in Algonquin have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 12% year over year.

      Algonquin police department

      ItemAlgonquinIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 59 Algonquin police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% less than the Illinois average and 39.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Union, IL484000
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Algonquin, IL30,413749771,051

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aiken, SC30,4035764,8485,423
      Ballwin, MO30,43130813842
      Westfield, NJ30,43813475488
      Morgantown, WV30,3642141,5631,777
      Manchester, CT30,3641742,3882,561
      Algonquin, IL30,413749771,051
      Source: The Algonquin, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.