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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 67%
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 peopleDeerfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime138n/a (estimate)7322,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault7n/a37.1254.0250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)37407379
Burglary13n/a69.0271.7340.5
Theft102n/a541.21,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft16n/a84.9148.2219.9
Property crime131n/a (estimate)6951,8472,110

Key findings

  • Deerfield crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Deerfield are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Deerfield you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Deerfield is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Deerfield has decreased by 1%

Deerfield crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Deerfield (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Deerfield for every 100,000 residents. The Deerfield total amount of daily crime is 3.08 times less than the Illinois average and 3.40 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Deerfield, is 10.96 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 10.22 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Deerfield has a daily crime average that is 2.66 times less than the Illinois average and 3.04 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Deerfield (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Deerfield to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Deerfield safe? The gauges above illustrate that Deerfield is safer than 82% of every city located within Illinois along with 87% 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, Deerfield, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Deerfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Deerfield is 1 in 2693
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Deerfield is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Deerfield is 1 in 137
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Deerfield, Illinois you have a 1 in 2693 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 144 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Deerfield.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Deerfield, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Deerfield has increased by 76%, the amount of property crime in Deerfield has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Deerfield has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Deerfield police department

      ItemDeerfieldIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.63.3
      There are a total of 53 Deerfield police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.4% greater than the Illinois average and 11% 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
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Knollwood, IL1,72975338412
      Green Oaks, IL3,83278352429
      Deerfield, IL18,68637695732

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Augusta, ME18,6912633,1513,414
      Forest Park, OH18,6792621,4781,740
      Morristown, NJ18,6772148881,102
      Fairmont, WV18,6993461,7292,075
      South Burlington, VT18,7041123,4903,601
      Deerfield, IL18,68637695732
      Source: The Deerfield, 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.