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Total crime 426%
Violent crime 769%
Property crime 358%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Garfield Park/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106,27412,345 (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 crime25,5323,371 (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 crime80,7428,974 (estimate)2,9831,5591,958

Key findings

  • West Garfield Park crime rates are 426% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Garfield Park are 769% higher than the national average
  • In West Garfield Park you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Garfield Park is safer than 0% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has not changed

West Garfield Park crime map

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      Daily Crime In West Garfield Park (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Garfield Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Garfield Park is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Garfield Park is 1 in 12
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Garfield Park is 1 in 9

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

      Chicago police department

      ItemWest Garfield ParkChicagoIllinois
      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.

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      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966125458583
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      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 West Garfield Park, 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.