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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 72%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBraidwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)7101,9852,346
Murder0n/a0.09.16.5
Rape5n/a80.740.438.4
Robbery0n/a0.097.473.9
Assault5n/a80.7278.9279.7
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)161426388
Burglary4n/a64.5246.4314.2
Theft30n/a483.91,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0169.5246.0
Property crime34n/a (estimate)5481,5591,958

Key findings

  • Braidwood crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Braidwood are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Braidwood you have a 1 in 141 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Braidwood is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Braidwood has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Braidwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Braidwood, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Braidwood are 2.80 times less than the Illinois average and 3.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Braidwood are 2.64 times less than than Illinois and 2.40 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Braidwood are 2.84 times less than than Illinois and 3.57 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Braidwood (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Braidwood, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Braidwood safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Braidwood is safer than 57% of Illinois cities, and 71% 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 Braidwood. At this time, Braidwood sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Braidwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Braidwood is 1 in 620
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Braidwood is 1 in 183
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Braidwood is 1 in 141
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Braidwood? If you reside in Braidwood, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 620. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 183 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 Braidwood, is 1 in 141.

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

      Determining whether Braidwood is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Braidwood violent crime rates have not changed. At the same time, property crime has not changed year over year. Total crimes for Braidwood has not changed in the same time frame.

      Braidwood police department

      ItemBraidwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 14 Braidwood police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.1% less than the Illinois average and 30.9% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Essex, IL787000
      Mazon, IL957103412514
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Limestone, IL1,562160587748
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stone Mountain, GA6,1023632,2432,606
      Somerset, PA6,1023861,6252,011
      Brunswick, MD6,1012331,9302,163
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031291,1071,236
      Manistee, MI6,1003601,8352,196
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Source: The Braidwood, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.