Annual Crime In Bellwood (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,118 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)539 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,579 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Bellwood crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bellwood are 42% higher than the national average
  • In Bellwood you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bellwood is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bellwood has increased by 19%

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Compare Bellwood, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Bellwood (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Bellwood (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellwood is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellwood is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellwood is 1 in 33

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

      Bellwood police department

      ItemBellwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 43 Bellwood police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.3% less than the Illinois average and 31% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Bellwood, IL19,1465392,5793,118

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milledgeville, GA19,1463544,1034,458
      Matteson, IL19,1464272,0432,470
      Dixon, CA19,1442591,7982,056
      Stillwater, MN19,14292776868
      Horizon City, TX19,14260556616
      Bellwood, IL19,1465392,5793,118
      Source: The Bellwood, 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.