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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 52%
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 peopleCarpentersville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime401n/a (estimate)1,0622,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape6n/a15.948.042.6
Robbery10n/a26.598.481.6
Assault5n/a13.2254.0250.2
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)56407379
Burglary25n/a66.2271.7340.5
Theft343n/a908.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a31.8148.2219.9
Property crime380n/a (estimate)1,0071,8472,110

Key findings

  • Carpentersville crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carpentersville are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Carpentersville you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carpentersville is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carpentersville has decreased by 23%

Carpentersville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Carpentersville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carpentersville, IL per 100,000 people. In Carpentersville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.12 times less than the Illinois average and 2.34 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Carpentersville is 7.31 times less than the Illinois average and 6.82 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Carpentersville has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times less than the Illinois average and 2.10 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Carpentersville (higher is better)

      How safe is Carpentersville, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Carpentersville is safer than 68% of the cities in Illinois and 79% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Carpentersville. Overall, Carpentersville is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carpentersville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carpentersville is 1 in 1798
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carpentersville is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carpentersville is 1 in 95
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Carpentersville, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1798. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 100 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Carpentersville is 1 in 95.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Carpentersville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Carpentersville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 37% in Carpentersville, while property crimes in Carpentersville have decreased by 22%. Total crime has decreased by 23% year over year.

      Carpentersville police department

      ItemCarpentersvilleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 69 Carpentersville police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.6% less than the Illinois average and 44.3% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Union, IL484000
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Carpentersville, IL38,275561,0071,062

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Friendswood, TX38,27264648712
      Montclair, CA38,2945883,6924,280
      Chelsea, MA38,2446671,4672,134
      Florence, SC38,2211,1886,6317,819
      Hanover Park, IL38,33180671751
      Carpentersville, IL38,275561,0071,062
      Source: The Carpentersville, 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.