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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrest Hill/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime245n/a (estimate)1,1552,3372,580
Murder1n/a4.76.95.0
Rape16n/a75.446.042.6
Robbery9n/a42.4111.586.2
Assault16n/a75.4239.7246.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)198404381
Burglary29n/a136.7306.7376.0
Theft148n/a697.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft26n/a122.5153.8228.9
Property crime203n/a (estimate)9571,9332,200

Key findings

  • Crest Hill crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crest Hill are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Crest Hill you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crest Hill is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crest Hill has decreased by 16%

Crest Hill crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Crest Hill (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Crest Hill, IL per 100,000 people. In Crest Hill, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.02 times less than the Illinois average and 2.23 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Crest Hill is 2.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.92 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Crest Hill has a daily crime rate that is 2.02 times less than the Illinois average and 2.30 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Crest Hill (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Crest Hill safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Crest Hill is safer than 43% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Crest Hill is safer than 62% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Crest Hill. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Crest Hill is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crest Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crest Hill is 1 in 506
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crest Hill is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crest Hill is 1 in 87
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Crest Hill, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 506. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 105 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Crest Hill is 1 in 87.

      Year Over Year Crime In Crest Hill (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Crest Hill 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 Crest Hill has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Crest Hill has decreased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Crest Hill has decreased by 15% year over year.

      Crest Hill police department

      ItemCrest HillIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.63.3
      There are a total of 28 Crest Hill police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.5% less than the Illinois average and 58.9% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Crest Hill, IL20,3161989571,155

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lexington, SC20,3153643,0543,418
      Parma Heights, OH20,3113342,5992,933
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,3221962,2572,453
      Hauppauge, NY20,3012108641,074
      Lathrop, CA20,3316473,4454,091
      Crest Hill, IL20,3161989571,155
      Source: The Crest Hill, 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.