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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleCarol Stream/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime444n/a (estimate)1,1092,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape7n/a17.546.042.6
Robbery10n/a25.0111.586.2
Assault16n/a40.0239.7246.8
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)82404381
Burglary48n/a119.9306.7376.0
Theft336n/a839.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft27n/a67.5153.8228.9
Property crime411n/a (estimate)1,0271,9332,200

Key findings

  • Carol Stream crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carol Stream are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Carol Stream you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carol Stream is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carol Stream has increased by 9%

Carol Stream crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Carol Stream (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carol Stream, IL per 100,000 people. In Carol Stream, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.11 times less than the Illinois average and 2.33 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Carol Stream is 4.90 times less than the Illinois average and 4.62 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Carol Stream has a daily crime rate that is 1.88 times less than the Illinois average and 2.14 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Carol Stream (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Carol Stream to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Carol Stream safe? The gauges above illustrate that Carol Stream is safer than 63% of every city located within Illinois along with 77% 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, Carol Stream, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carol Stream

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carol Stream is 1 in 1213
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carol Stream is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carol Stream is 1 in 91
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Carol Stream? If you reside in Carol Stream, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1213. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 98 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 Carol Stream, is 1 in 91.

      Year Over Year Crime In Carol Stream (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Carol Stream is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Carol Stream violent crime rates have decreased by 38%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Carol Stream has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

      Carol Stream police department

      ItemCarol StreamIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 74 Carol Stream police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.1% less than the Illinois average and 43.1% 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
      Campton Hills, IL11,5009150159
      Wayne, IL2,5130205205
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Gilberts, IL7,47936242279
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860241302
      Prestbury, IL1,78057271328
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Carol Stream, IL40,228821,0271,109

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marana, AZ40,221712,3172,388
      San Gabriel, CA40,2003351,7002,035
      Hickory, NC40,2743934,6295,022
      Holyoke, MA40,2809664,0525,019
      Hagerstown, MD40,3256312,6053,236
      Carol Stream, IL40,228821,0271,109
      Source: The Carol Stream, 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.