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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleCountryside/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime190n/a (estimate)3,1902,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a33.648.042.6
Robbery5n/a83.998.481.6
Assault2n/a33.6254.0250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)151407379
Burglary14n/a235.0271.7340.5
Theft163n/a2,736.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a67.1148.2219.9
Property crime181n/a (estimate)3,0381,8472,110

Key findings

  • Countryside crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Countryside are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Countryside you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Countryside is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Countryside has increased by 113%

Countryside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Countryside (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Countryside, per 100,000 residents. In Countryside, the total number of daily crimes is 1.42 times more than the Illinois average and 1.28 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Countryside are 2.69 times less than the Illinois average and 2.51 times less than the national average. For property crime, Countryside has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times more than the Illinois average and 1.44 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Countryside (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Countryside to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Countryside safe? The gauges above illustrate that Countryside is safer than 25% of every city located within Illinois along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Countryside, IL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Countryside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Countryside is 1 in 662
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Countryside is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Countryside is 1 in 32
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Countryside, Illinois? If you reside in Countryside, then there is a 1 in 662 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 33. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Countryside.

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

      A good indicator of whether Countryside is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Countryside has decreased by 42%, while the property crime rate in Countryside has increased by 145% year over year. The number of total crimes in Countryside has increased by 113% year over year.

      Countryside police department

      ItemCountrysideIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.62.63.3
      There are a total of 27 Countryside police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 72.2% greater than the Illinois average and 40.2% greater 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Countryside, IL5,9651513,0383,190

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sheridan, CO5,9654497,2207,669
      Minot AFB, ND5,9642081,4441,652
      Simsbury Center, CT5,9681219411,063
      Dickson City, PA5,9704174,2704,687
      South Hooksett, NH5,9581259941,119
      Countryside, IL5,9651513,0383,190
      Source: The Countryside, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.