Reported Annual Crime In Arlington Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime698n/a (estimate)9232,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape9n/a11.943.441.7
Robbery14n/a18.5137.298.0
Assault21n/a27.8250.4248.9
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)58439383
Burglary77n/a101.9339.5430.4
Theft550n/a727.61,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a35.7163.1237.4
Property crime654n/a (estimate)8652,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Arlington Heights, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Arlington Heights, 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 Arlington Heights, IL is 62% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 66% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Arlington Heights, IL has 87% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 85% lower than the national average. In property crime, Arlington Heights, IL is 57% lower than the average of Illinois and is 63% lower than the national average.
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The Arlington Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Arlington Heights as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Arlington Heights crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Arlington Heights is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.53 daily crimes that occur in Arlington Heights.
  • Arlington Heights is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Arlington Heights you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Arlington Heights has increased by 2%.

Compare Arlington Heights, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Arlington Heights (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Arlington Heights, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Arlington Heights, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.65 times less than the Illinois average and 2.97 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Arlington Heights, IL is 7.54 times less than the Illinois average and 6.58 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Arlington Heights, IL has a daily crime rate that is 2.32 times less than the Illinois average and 2.73 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Arlington Heights (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Arlington Heights, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Arlington Heights, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Arlington Heights, IL is 74% safer than other cities of Illinois and 84% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Arlington Heights, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Arlington Heights, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington Heights is 1 in 1718
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington Heights is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington Heights is 1 in 109
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Arlington Heights, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Arlington Heights, IL, then there is a 1 in 1718 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 116. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 109 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Arlington Heights, IL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Arlington 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 Arlington Heights, IL has increased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Arlington Heights, IL has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Arlington Heights, IL has increased by 2% year to year.

Arlington Heights police department

ItemArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13530,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 135 Arlington Heights police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.4% less than the Illinois average and 45% 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
Golf, IL533000
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59024243267
Prairie Grove, IL1,70462282344
Port Barrington, IL1,49068312380
North Barrington, IL2,97269315384
Tower Lakes, IL1,1490402402
Arlington Heights, IL75,72158865923

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Albany, GA75,6571,1305,6226,752
Auburn, WA75,6074783,5284,005
Upland, CA75,8513012,6842,985
Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,1974,1625,359
Evanston, IL75,4721632,3602,523
Arlington Heights, IL75,72158865923
Source: The Arlington Heights, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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