Reported Annual Crime In South Chicago

StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Chicago/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime117,0866,163 (estimate)4,2962,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Chicago/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder765n/a28.18.25.3
Rape1,589n/a58.338.340.4
Robbery11,957n/a438.8139.3102.8
Assault15,815n/a580.3250.5248.5
Violent crime30,1261,586 (estimate)1,105436386
Burglary14,258n/a523.2374.9468.9
Theft61,229n/a2,246.81,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft11,473n/a421.0155.5236.9
Property crime86,9604,577 (estimate)3,1912,0492,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Chicago is 117% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.88 daily crimes that occur in South Chicago.
  • South Chicago is safer than 17% of the cities in the Illinois.
  • In South Chicago you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chicago has increased by 12%.

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Chicago

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Chicago is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Chicago is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Chicago is 1 in 17

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

Chicago police department

ItemSouth ChicagoChicagoIllinois
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,76630,690
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.72.6

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
Palos Hills, IL17,54591478569
Orland Hills, IL7,24155634689
Palos Park, IL4,93441654695
Palos Heights, IL12,54416693709
Hometown, IL4,3431159221,037
Merrionette Park, IL1,8961918961,087
Hickory Hills, IL13,8581209761,097
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,1053,1914,296

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Houston, TX2,240,5821,0264,3215,347
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389893,1414,130
Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246743,6904,365
Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727192,4743,193
San Antonio, TX1,439,3587185,1905,908
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,1053,1914,296
Source: The South Chicago, Chicago, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.