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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 33%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerwyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,009n/a (estimate)1,8222,3372,580
Murder1n/a1.86.95.0
Rape54n/a97.546.042.6
Robbery54n/a97.5111.586.2
Assault82n/a148.0239.7246.8
Violent crime191n/a (estimate)345404381
Burglary99n/a178.7306.7376.0
Theft629n/a1,135.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft90n/a162.5153.8228.9
Property crime818n/a (estimate)1,4771,9332,200

Key findings

  • Berwyn crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Berwyn are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Berwyn you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Berwyn is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Berwyn has decreased by 19%

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

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      Daily Crime In Berwyn (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Berwyn for every 100,000 residents. The Berwyn total amount of daily crime is 1.28 times less than the Illinois average and 1.42 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Berwyn, is 1.17 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.10 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Berwyn has a daily crime average that is 1.31 times less than the Illinois average and 1.49 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Berwyn (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Berwyn to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Berwyn safe? The gauges above illustrate that Berwyn is safer than 23% of every city located within Illinois along with 38% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Berwyn, IL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berwyn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berwyn is 1 in 291
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berwyn is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Berwyn is 1 in 55
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Berwyn? In Berwyn, IL you have a 1 in 291 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Berwyn.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Berwyn 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 Berwyn has increased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Berwyn has decreased by 26%. The total crime rate in Berwyn has decreased by 19% year to year.

      Berwyn police department

      ItemBerwynIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 146 Berwyn police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.1% less than the Illinois average and 21.1% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Golf, IL5330601601
      Berwyn, IL56,4143451,4771,822

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Brunswick, NJ56,4275462,1392,685
      Diamond Bar, CA56,4561021,6471,749
      Dearborn Heights, MI56,3294381,6422,079
      Taunton, MA56,5044246211,045
      Lehi, UT56,314911,0661,156
      Berwyn, IL56,4143451,4771,822
      Source: The Berwyn, 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.