Reported Annual Crime In Chicago Ridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChicago Ridge/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime470n/a (estimate)3,3052,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChicago Ridge/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape2n/a14.143.441.7
Robbery5n/a35.2137.298.0
Assault11n/a77.3250.4248.9
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)127439383
Burglary20n/a140.6339.5430.4
Theft409n/a2,875.81,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft23n/a161.7163.1237.4
Property crime452n/a (estimate)3,1782,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Chicago Ridge, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Chicago Ridge, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Chicago Ridge, IL is 35% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 20% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Chicago Ridge, IL has 71% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 67% lower than the national average. In property crime, Chicago Ridge, IL is 58% higher than the average of Illinois and is 35% higher than the national average.
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The Chicago Ridge crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Chicago Ridge as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Chicago Ridge crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chicago Ridge is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.05 daily crimes that occur in Chicago Ridge.
  • Chicago Ridge is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chicago Ridge you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chicago Ridge has decreased by 8%.

Compare Chicago Ridge, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Chicago Ridge (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Chicago Ridge, 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 Chicago Ridge, IL are 1.35 times more than the Illinois average and 1.20 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Chicago Ridge, IL are 3.47 times less than than Illinois and 3.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Chicago Ridge, IL are 1.58 times more than than Illinois and 1.35 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Chicago Ridge (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Chicago Ridge, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Chicago Ridge, IL being safer than 26% of cities in Illinois and 41% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Chicago Ridge, IL. In conclusion, Chicago Ridge, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chicago Ridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chicago Ridge is 1 in 791
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chicago Ridge is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chicago Ridge is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Chicago Ridge, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Chicago Ridge, IL you have a 1 in 791 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chicago Ridge, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Chicago Ridge (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Chicago Ridge, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Chicago Ridge, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 31% in Chicago Ridge, IL, while property crimes in Chicago Ridge, IL have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Chicago Ridge, IL have decreased by 8% year over year.

Chicago Ridge police department

ItemChicago RidgeIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
There are a total of 32 Chicago Ridge police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Illinois average and 31.5% 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
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Homer Glen, IL24,38516551567
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Lemont, IL16,58729611640
Chicago Ridge, IL14,3681273,1783,305

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
College, AK14,3728173,4934,310
Johnstown, CO14,379181,0331,051
Lindenhurst, IL14,38097453550
Robbinsdale, MN14,3822542,5302,784
Hartford, WI14,3501021,8341,937
Chicago Ridge, IL14,3681273,1783,305
Source: The Chicago Ridge, 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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