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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleBellwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime560n/a (estimate)2,9772,2532,489
Murder3n/a15.96.65.0
Rape7n/a37.248.042.6
Robbery42n/a223.398.481.6
Assault75n/a398.7254.0250.2
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)675407379
Burglary81n/a430.6271.7340.5
Theft305n/a1,621.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft47n/a249.9148.2219.9
Property crime433n/a (estimate)2,3021,8472,110

Key findings

  • Bellwood crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bellwood are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Bellwood you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bellwood is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bellwood has decreased by 5%

Bellwood crime map

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The Bellwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bellwood 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 Bellwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bellwood (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Bellwood for every 100,000 residents. The Bellwood total amount of daily crime is 1.32 times more than the Illinois average and 1.20 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bellwood, is 1.66 times more than the Illinois average, and it is 1.78 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Bellwood has a daily crime average that is 1.25 times more than the Illinois average and 1.09 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Bellwood (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bellwood, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bellwood safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bellwood is safer than 8% of Illinois cities, and 12% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bellwood. At this time, Bellwood sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellwood is 1 in 149
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellwood is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellwood is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bellwood? If you reside in Bellwood, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 149. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 44 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 Bellwood, is 1 in 34.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bellwood is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Bellwood has increased by 25% and the rate of property crime in Bellwood has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Bellwood has decreased by 5% year to year.

      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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      South Barrington, IL4,76620634654
      Bellwood, IL19,1466752,3022,977

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milledgeville, GA19,1464753,3093,784
      Matteson, IL19,1461,2962,7984,094
      Dixon, CA19,1442601,8722,132
      Stillwater, MN19,1421831,6101,793
      Horizon City, TX19,14235502536
      Bellwood, IL19,1466752,3022,977
      Source: The Bellwood, 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.