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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 78%
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/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)5842,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault2n/a97.4239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)97404381
Burglary3n/a146.1306.7376.0
Theft7n/a340.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime10n/a (estimate)4871,9332,200

Key findings

  • Elmwood crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elmwood are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Elmwood you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elmwood is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elmwood has decreased by 55%

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

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      Daily Crime In Elmwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elmwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elmwood is 1 in 1027
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmwood is 1 in 206
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmwood is 1 in 172

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

      Elmwood police department

      ItemElmwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Glasford, IL1,234102102205
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890121577698
      Hanna City, IL1,227170812982
      Princeville, IL1,9991758371,012
      Yates City, IL7221521,2141,366
      Farmington, IL2,5122661,1961,462
      Oak Run, IL5282821,3481,630
      Elmwood, IL2,26297487584

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      Brownsville, PA2,2621791,2061,385
      Kamas, UT2,262991,0071,106
      Bowdon, GA2,2613802,2782,658
      Crystal Lawns, IL2,2631808621,042
      Avilla, IN2,2601781,0141,192
      Elmwood, IL2,26297487584
      Source: The Elmwood, 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.