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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 32%
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 peopleBlue Island/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime456n/a (estimate)1,9792,2532,489
Murder1n/a4.36.65.0
Rape17n/a73.848.042.6
Robbery54n/a234.498.481.6
Assault55n/a238.7254.0250.2
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)551407379
Burglary79n/a342.9271.7340.5
Theft201n/a872.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft49n/a212.7148.2219.9
Property crime329n/a (estimate)1,4281,8472,110

Key findings

  • Blue Island crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blue Island are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Blue Island you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blue Island is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blue Island has increased by 21%

Blue Island crime map

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

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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, per 100,000 residents. In Blue Island, the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times less than the Illinois average and 1.26 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Blue Island are 1.35 times more than the Illinois average and 1.45 times more than the national average. For property crime, Blue Island has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the Illinois average and 1.48 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Blue Island (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Blue Island in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Blue Island safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Blue Island being safer than 14% of cities in Illinois and 20% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Blue Island ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      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 182
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blue Island is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blue Island is 1 in 51
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Blue Island, Illinois you have a 1 in 182 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Blue Island.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Blue Island, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Blue Island has increased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Blue Island has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Blue Island has increased by 21% 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
      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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Blue Island, IL22,4465511,4281,979

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anniston, AL22,4412,9927,85510,847
      Woodlawn, VA22,4132411,9002,140
      Benbrook, TX22,4031591,5421,701
      Winchester, MA22,49131385416
      Okemos, MI22,493202733936
      Blue Island, IL22,4465511,4281,979
      Source: The Blue Island, 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.