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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 47%
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 peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime333n/a (estimate)1,3772,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery12n/a49.698.481.6
Assault53n/a219.1254.0250.2
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)269407379
Burglary46n/a190.2271.7340.5
Theft210n/a868.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a49.6148.2219.9
Property crime268n/a (estimate)1,1081,8472,110

Key findings

  • Elmwood Park crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elmwood Park are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Elmwood Park you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elmwood Park is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elmwood Park has increased by 11%

Elmwood Park crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Elmwood Park (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Elmwood Park, IL per 100,000 people. In Elmwood Park, the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the Illinois average and 1.81 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Elmwood Park is 1.51 times less than the Illinois average and 1.41 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Elmwood Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.90 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Elmwood Park (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Elmwood Park, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Elmwood Park safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Elmwood Park is safer than 34% of Illinois cities, and 48% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Elmwood Park. At this time, Elmwood Park sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elmwood Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 373
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 73
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Elmwood Park? In Elmwood Park, IL you have a 1 in 373 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 91 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmwood Park.

      Year Over Year Crime In Elmwood Park (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Elmwood Park is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Elmwood Park has increased by 22% and the rate of property crime in Elmwood Park has increased by 9%. The total crime rate in Elmwood Park has increased by 11% year to year.

      Elmwood Park police department

      ItemElmwood ParkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 42 Elmwood Park police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.6% less than the Illinois average and 48.3% 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
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Palatine, IL69,09862453515
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331106494601
      Elmwood Park, IL24,8452691,1081,377

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Galt, CA24,8482871,6761,963
      Austin, MN24,8412141,9312,145
      Coronado, CA24,852431,5341,577
      Moscow, ID24,855271,3261,353
      Collinsville, IL24,8552612,0132,274
      Elmwood Park, IL24,8452691,1081,377
      Source: The Elmwood Park, 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.