Total crime 178%
Violent crime 399%
Property crime 135%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWoodlawn/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106,2746,530 (estimate)3,9261,9852,346
Violent crime25,5321,936 (estimate)943426388
Vehicle theft9,081n/a335.5169.5246.0
Property crime80,7424,594 (estimate)2,9831,5591,958

Key findings

  • Woodlawn crime rates are 178% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Woodlawn are 399% higher than the national average
  • In Woodlawn you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Woodlawn is safer than 17% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Woodlawn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woodlawn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woodlawn is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woodlawn is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Woodlawn is 1 in 16

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

      Chicago police department

      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
      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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      North Riverside, IL6,983572232804
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent 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 Woodlawn, 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.