Reported Annual Crime In Braidwood

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBraidwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42n/a (estimate)6832,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBraidwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a16.37.85.3
Rape1n/a16.343.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault1n/a16.3250.4248.9
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)49439383
Burglary7n/a113.9339.5430.4
Theft32n/a520.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.1237.4
Property crime39n/a (estimate)6352,0112,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Braidwood, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Braidwood, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Braidwood, IL crime rates are 72% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 75% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Braidwood, IL has a rate that is 89% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 87% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Braidwood, IL is 68% lower than its state's mean, and 73% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Braidwood is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.87 daily crimes that occur in Braidwood.
  • Braidwood is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Braidwood you have a 1 in 147 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Braidwood has decreased by 58%.

Compare Braidwood, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Braidwood (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Braidwood, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Braidwood, IL are 3.58 times less than the Illinois average and 4.02 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Braidwood, IL are 8.99 times less than than Illinois and 7.84 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Braidwood, IL are 3.17 times less than than Illinois and 3.72 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Braidwood (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Braidwood, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Braidwood, IL safer than 83% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 89% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, IL. At this time, Braidwood, IL 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 2049
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Braidwood is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of crime in Braidwood is 1 in 147
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Braidwood, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Braidwood, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2049. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 158 that you become a victim. 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, IL is 1 in 147.

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

Determining whether Braidwood, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Braidwood, IL has decreased by 40% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 59% year over year. Total crimes for Braidwood, IL has decreased by 58% 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
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
Essex, IL787000
Diamond, IL2,7330122122
Channahon, IL12,32971444516
Manhattan, IL7,40566459525
Coal City, IL5,687129536666
Godley, IL730140702843
Limestone, IL1,562165757923
Braidwood, IL6,10249635683

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerset, PA6,1021511,3461,497
Stone Mountain, GA6,1027333,2754,007
Brunswick, MD6,1013861,8492,235
Cheshire Village, CT6,1031611,2521,414
Manistee, MI6,1002652,2222,488
Braidwood, IL6,10249635683
Source: The Braidwood, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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