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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleDarien/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)1,0492,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape5n/a22.848.042.6
Robbery3n/a13.798.481.6
Assault3n/a13.7254.0250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)50407379
Burglary40n/a182.4271.7340.5
Theft166n/a756.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a59.3148.2219.9
Property crime219n/a (estimate)9981,8472,110

Key findings

  • Darien crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Darien are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Darien you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Darien is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Darien has decreased by 10%

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 2.15 times less than the Illinois average and 2.37 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Darien is 8.11 times less than the Illinois average and 7.57 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 2.11 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 69% of every city located within Illinois along with 79% 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 1995
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Darien is 1 in 101
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Darien is 1 in 96
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Darien? In Darien, IL you have a 1 in 1995 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 101 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 96 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 decreased by 56%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Darien has decreased by 10% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Darien, IL22,232509981,049

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Brighton, MN22,2331341,9172,051
      Farmington, MN22,22651759810
      Bloomingdale, IL22,221871,9752,062
      Silver Firs, WA22,2212181,9852,203
      Fresno, TX22,2445032,8703,373
      Darien, IL22,232509981,049
      Source: The Darien, 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.