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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 6%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArlington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,648 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)568 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,080 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Arlington crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arlington are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arlington is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Arlington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 38

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemArlingtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Utica, IL1,402000
      Ladd, IL1,1780500500
      Granville, IL1,305186681868
      Spring Valley, IL5,365252718970
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011
      De Pue, IL1,6612288341,062
      Oglesby, IL3,8342609511,210
      Arlington, IL1995682,0802,648

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Franklin, AR1997032,7333,436
      Greenhorn, CA1995672,7453,312
      Lone Rock, IA1994452,4852,930
      Elizabeth, IN1994512,2452,695
      Garden, MI1996691,9052,574
      Arlington, IL1995682,0802,648
      Source: The Arlington, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.