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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 8%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCicero/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,837n/a (estimate)2,2602,2532,489
Murder3n/a3.76.65.0
Rape47n/a57.848.042.6
Robbery85n/a104.698.481.6
Assault123n/a151.3254.0250.2
Violent crime258n/a (estimate)317407379
Burglary283n/a348.2271.7340.5
Theft1,175n/a1,445.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft121n/a148.9148.2219.9
Property crime1,579n/a (estimate)1,9431,8472,110

Key findings

  • Cicero crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cicero are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Cicero you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cicero is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cicero has decreased by 11%

Cicero crime map

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The Cicero crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cicero as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cicero crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Cicero, IL Crime

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      Daily Crime In Cicero (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cicero, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cicero are 1.00 times more than the Illinois average and 1.10 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Cicero are 1.28 times less than than Illinois and 1.20 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cicero are 1.05 times more than than Illinois and 1.09 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Cicero (higher is better)

      Is Cicero safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Cicero to other cities in the state and across the country, Cicero is 25% safer than other cities of Illinois and 35% safer than other cities in the nation. Cicero has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cicero

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cicero is 1 in 316
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cicero is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cicero is 1 in 45
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cicero? If you reside in Cicero, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 316. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 52 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Cicero, is 1 in 45.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cicero is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cicero has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 17% in Cicero, while property crimes in Cicero have decreased by 10%. Total crime has decreased by 11% year over year.

      Cicero police department

      ItemCiceroIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 177 Cicero police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Illinois average and 35.4% less than the National average.

      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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      Cicero, IL83,9723171,9432,260

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      O'Fallon, MO84,0181271,1331,260
      Danbury, CT83,8901141,2271,341
      Hoover, AL84,1001332,2432,377
      Chino, CA83,6703522,3822,735
      Edinburg, TX84,3992792,9333,211
      Cicero, IL83,9723171,9432,260
      Source: The Cicero, 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.