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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 13%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsHegewisch/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106,2742,924 (estimate)3,9261,9852,346
Murder492n/a18.29.16.5
Rape1,761n/a65.140.438.4
Robbery7,983n/a294.997.473.9
Assault15,296n/a565.0278.9279.7
Violent crime25,532702 (estimate)943426388
Burglary9,578n/a353.8246.4314.2
Theft62,083n/a2,293.41,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theft9,081n/a335.5169.5246.0
Property crime80,7422,222 (estimate)2,9831,5591,958

Key findings

  • Hegewisch crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hegewisch are 81% higher than the national average
  • In Hegewisch you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hegewisch is safer than 49% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has not changed

Hegewisch crime map

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      Daily Crime In Hegewisch (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hegewisch

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hegewisch is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hegewisch is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hegewisch is 1 in 35

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

      Chicago police department

      ItemHegewischChicagoIllinois
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dyer, IN16,1336320326
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      North Riverside, IL6,983572232804
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,2564,1795,435
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247982,9893,788
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727222,1482,870
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      Source: The Hegewisch, Chicago, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.