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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 17%
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.
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)3,006 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)543 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,463 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Arlington crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arlington are 43% higher than the national average
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arlington is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 4%

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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 185
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 34

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Utica, IL1,402000
      Ladd, IL1,1780500500
      Spring Valley, IL5,365252718970
      Granville, IL1,305178807985
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011
      De Pue, IL1,6612189881,206
      LaSalle, IL9,484561,1561,212
      Arlington, IL1995432,4633,006

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenhorn, CA1995662,9913,557
      Lone Rock, IA1993912,5382,929
      Zumbro Falls, MN1992892,5432,831
      Brogan, OR1993163,0383,354
      Jackson Center, PA1994031,8492,252
      Arlington, IL1995432,4633,006
      Source: The Arlington, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.