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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 54%
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 peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)1,2422,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape6n/a24.546.042.6
Robbery16n/a65.3111.586.2
Assault32n/a130.7239.7246.8
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)221404381
Burglary53n/a216.4306.7376.0
Theft182n/a743.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft15n/a61.3153.8228.9
Property crime250n/a (estimate)1,0211,9332,200

Key findings

  • Elmwood Park crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elmwood Park are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Elmwood Park you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elmwood Park is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elmwood Park has decreased by 17%

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 1.88 times less than the Illinois average and 2.08 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Elmwood Park is 1.83 times less than the Illinois average and 1.73 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Elmwood Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times less than the Illinois average and 2.15 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 40% of Illinois cities, and 58% 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 above 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 454
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 81
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Elmwood Park? In Elmwood Park, IL you have a 1 in 454 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 98 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 81 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 31% and the rate of property crime in Elmwood Park has decreased by 23%. The total crime rate in Elmwood Park has decreased by 17% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Elmwood Park, IL24,8452211,0211,242

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Galt, CA24,8483621,7402,102
      Austin, MN24,8412652,1822,446
      Coronado, CA24,852731,2821,356
      Moscow, ID24,855511,5551,606
      Collinsville, IL24,8555102,4382,948
      Elmwood Park, IL24,8452211,0211,242
      Source: The Elmwood Park, 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.