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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleCalumet City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,167n/a (estimate)3,1922,3372,580
Murder5n/a13.76.95.0
Rape36n/a98.546.042.6
Robbery107n/a292.7111.586.2
Assault39n/a106.7239.7246.8
Violent crime187n/a (estimate)511404381
Burglary205n/a560.7306.7376.0
Theft586n/a1,602.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft189n/a517.0153.8228.9
Property crime980n/a (estimate)2,6811,9332,200

Key findings

  • Calumet City crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Calumet City are 34% higher than the national average
  • In Calumet City you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Calumet City is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Calumet City has decreased by 25%

Calumet City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Calumet City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Calumet City, IL per 100,000 people. In Calumet City, the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times more than the Illinois average and 1.24 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Calumet City is 1.27 times more than the Illinois average and 1.34 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Calumet City has a daily crime rate that is 1.39 times more than the Illinois average and 1.22 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Calumet City (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Calumet City to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Calumet City safe? The gauges above illustrate that Calumet City is safer than 10% of every city located within Illinois along with 17% 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, Calumet City, IL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Calumet City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Calumet City is 1 in 196
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Calumet City is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Calumet City is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Calumet City? In Calumet City, you have a 1 in 196 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Calumet City, IL is 1 in 32.

      Year Over Year Crime In Calumet City (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Calumet City is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Calumet City violent crime rates have decreased by 10%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 27% year over year. Total crimes for Calumet City has decreased by 25% in the same time frame.

      Calumet City police department

      ItemCalumet CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Winfield, IN5,233124709833
      Dyer, IN16,13363838901
      Calumet City, IL37,1125112,6813,192

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      La Presa, CA37,1106123,2573,869
      Monrovia, CA37,0901862,4622,648
      Greenfield, WI37,0701742,4372,611
      Lincoln Park, MI37,1555702,8053,376
      Braintree Town, MA37,0661391,3041,443
      Calumet City, IL37,1125112,6813,192
      Source: The Calumet City, 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.