Reported Annual Crime In Near West Side

StatisticReportedincidentsNear West Side/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime118,0616,648 (estimate)4,3632,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidentsNear West Side/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder653n/a24.17.85.3
Rape1,762n/a65.143.441.7
Robbery11,887n/a439.3137.298.0
Assault15,435n/a570.4250.4248.9
Violent crime29,7371,342 (estimate)1,099439383
Burglary12,912n/a477.1339.5430.4
Theft63,834n/a2,358.81,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft11,578n/a427.8163.1237.4
Property crime88,3245,306 (estimate)3,2642,0112,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Near West Side is 142% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.21 daily crimes that occur in Near West Side.
  • Near West Side is safer than 10% of the cities in the Illinois.
  • In Near West Side you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chicago has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Near West Side (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Near West Side (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Near West Side

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Near West Side is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Near West Side is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Near West Side is 1 in 16

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

Chicago police department

ItemNear West SideChicagoIllinois
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
Golf, IL533000
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Hinsdale, IL17,43834664698
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0993,2644,363

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Houston, TX2,240,5821,0954,1285,224
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389483,0634,011
Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247613,6714,432
Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727612,5363,297
San Antonio, TX1,439,3587074,8455,552
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0993,2644,363
Source: The Near West Side, 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.