Reported Annual Crime In Elmwood Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime360n/a (estimate)1,4652,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape6n/a24.443.441.7
Robbery17n/a69.2137.298.0
Assault36n/a146.5250.4248.9
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)240439383
Burglary44n/a179.0339.5430.4
Theft238n/a968.21,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft19n/a77.3163.1237.4
Property crime301n/a (estimate)1,2252,0112,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Elmwood Park, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 40% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 47% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Elmwood Park, IL shows a crime rate that is 45% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Elmwood Park, IL is shown to be 39% lower than the Illinois average and 48% lower than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Elmwood Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elmwood Park is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.01 daily crimes that occur in Elmwood Park.
  • Elmwood Park is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elmwood Park you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elmwood Park has increased by 18%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Elmwood Park, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.87 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Elmwood Park, IL is 1.83 times less than the Illinois average and 1.60 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Elmwood Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times less than the Illinois average and 1.93 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, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Elmwood Park, IL safer than 46% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 66% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, IL. At this time, Elmwood Park, IL 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 417
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 82
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 69
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Elmwood Park, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elmwood Park, IL you have a 1 in 417 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 82 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmwood Park, IL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Elmwood Park, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Elmwood Park, IL has increased by 140% and the rate of property crime in Elmwood Park, IL has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Elmwood Park, IL has increased by 18% 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
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Golf, IL533000
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Clarendon Hills, IL8,641127541668
Hinsdale, IL17,43834664698
Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966129591720
Elmwood Park, IL24,8452401,2251,465

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Galt, CA24,8483502,2912,641
Austin, MN24,8412112,5882,798
Coronado, CA24,8521101,3921,502
Moscow, ID24,8551332,4752,608
Collinsville, IL24,8552252,4912,716
Elmwood Park, IL24,8452401,2251,465
Source: The Elmwood Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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