Annual Crime In Dolton (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDolton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,490 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDolton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)603 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,887 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Dolton crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dolton are 59% higher than the national average
  • In Dolton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dolton is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dolton has decreased by 6%

Dolton crime map

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Compare Dolton, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Dolton (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Dolton (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dolton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dolton is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dolton is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dolton is 1 in 29

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

      Dolton police department

      ItemDoltonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Dolton police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% less than the Illinois average and 32.6% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Dolton, IL23,1136032,8873,490

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Highland, IN23,107492,5282,577
      Munster, IN23,103931,6601,753
      Landover, MD23,1246963,0183,715
      Rosemount, MN23,09965757822
      Dolton, IL23,1136032,8873,490
      Source: The Dolton, 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.