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Reported Annual Crime In Blue Island

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Island/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime682n/a (estimate)2,8852,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Island/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.28.25.3
Rape11n/a46.538.340.4
Robbery49n/a207.3139.3102.8
Assault54n/a228.5250.5248.5
Violent crime115n/a (estimate)487436386
Burglary127n/a537.3374.9468.9
Theft381n/a1,611.91,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft59n/a249.6155.5236.9
Property crime567n/a (estimate)2,3992,0492,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Blue Island, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Blue Island, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Blue Island, IL averages 16% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Blue Island, IL is 12% higher than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 26% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 17% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 2% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Blue Island, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blue Island is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.9 daily crimes that occur in Blue Island.
  • Blue Island is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blue Island you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blue Island has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Blue Island (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Blue Island, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Blue Island, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Blue Island, IL are 1.12 times more than the Illinois average and 1.26 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Blue Island, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Blue Island (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Blue Island, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Blue Island, IL being safer than 12% of cities in Illinois and 23% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Blue Island, IL. In conclusion, Blue Island, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blue Island

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blue Island is 1 in 206
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blue Island is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blue Island is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Blue Island, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Blue Island, IL you have a 1 in 206 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Blue Island, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Blue Island (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Blue Island, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Blue Island, IL has decreased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Blue Island, IL has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Blue Island, IL has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Blue Island police department

ItemBlue IslandIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4730,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 47 Blue Island police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.5% less than the Illinois average and 39.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,1330260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169367436
Homer Glen, IL24,38525475500
Willow Springs, IL5,67753491544
Palos Hills, IL17,54591478569
Orland Hills, IL7,24155634689
Palos Park, IL4,93441654695
Blue Island, IL22,4464872,3992,885

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Anniston, AL22,4413,3107,71011,020
Woodlawn, VA22,4132522,1502,402
Benbrook, TX22,4031571,9952,152
Winchester, MA22,49118737755
Okemos, MI22,4932128841,096
Blue Island, IL22,4464872,3992,885
Source: The Blue Island, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.