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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 53%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsForest Glen/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113,8701,207 (estimate)4,1882,3372,580
Murder563n/a20.76.95.0
Rape1,798n/a66.146.042.6
Robbery9,684n/a356.1111.586.2
Assault15,312n/a563.1239.7246.8
Violent crime27,357180 (estimate)1,006404381
Burglary11,686n/a429.8306.7376.0
Theft64,695n/a2,379.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft10,132n/a372.6153.8228.9
Property crime86,5131,027 (estimate)3,1821,9332,200

Key findings

  • Forest Glen crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest Glen are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Forest Glen you have a 1 in 83 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest Glen is safer than 97% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Forest Glen (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Glen

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Glen is 1 in 556
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Glen is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Glen is 1 in 83

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

      Chicago police department

      ItemForest GlenChicagoIllinois
      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
      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
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Kenilworth, IL2,6130595595
      Golf, IL5330601601
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331155507662
      Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0063,1824,188

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,0264,0105,036
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247333,4924,225
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727482,5133,261
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3586273,9944,621
      Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0063,1824,188
      Source: The Forest Glen, Chicago, 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.