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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 52%
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 peopleDarien/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime256n/a (estimate)1,1612,3372,580
Murder2n/a9.16.95.0
Rape10n/a45.346.042.6
Robbery1n/a4.5111.586.2
Assault12n/a54.4239.7246.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)113404381
Burglary23n/a104.3306.7376.0
Theft199n/a902.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a40.8153.8228.9
Property crime231n/a (estimate)1,0471,9332,200

Key findings

  • Darien crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Darien are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Darien you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Darien is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Darien has not changed

Darien crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Darien (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Darien, IL per 100,000 people. In Darien, the total number of daily crimes is 2.01 times less than the Illinois average and 2.22 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Darien is 3.56 times less than the Illinois average and 3.36 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Darien has a daily crime rate that is 1.85 times less than the Illinois average and 2.10 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Darien (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Darien to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Darien safe? The gauges above illustrate that Darien is safer than 56% of every city located within Illinois along with 73% 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, Darien, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Darien

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Darien is 1 in 883
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Darien is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Darien is 1 in 87
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Darien? In Darien, IL you have a 1 in 883 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Darien.

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

      Determining whether Darien is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Darien violent crime rates have increased by 79%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Darien has not changed in the same time frame.

      Darien police department

      ItemDarienIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 41 Darien police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.4% less than the Illinois average and 43.3% 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
      Wayne, IL2,5130205205
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Darien, IL22,2321131,0471,161

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Brighton, MN22,2331092,4552,563
      Farmington, MN22,22656745801
      Bloomingdale, IL22,2211452,2172,363
      Silver Firs, WA22,2212312,1802,411
      Fresno, TX22,2444932,8413,334
      Darien, IL22,2321131,0471,161
      Source: The Darien, 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.