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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleElwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21n/a (estimate)9282,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault4n/a176.8239.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)177404381
Burglary1n/a44.2306.7376.0
Theft11n/a486.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a221.0153.8228.9
Property crime17n/a (estimate)7521,9332,200

Key findings

  • Elwood crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elwood are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Elwood you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elwood is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elwood has decreased by 45%

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      Daily Crime In Elwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elwood is 1 in 566
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elwood is 1 in 134
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elwood is 1 in 108

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

      Elwood police department

      ItemElwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.42.63.3
      There are a total of 10 Elwood police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.7% greater than the Illinois average and 34.1% greater 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
      Diamond, IL2,73304040
      Coal City, IL5,6879475169
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Shorewood, IL16,53980578658
      Elwood, IL2,144177752928

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ingalls, IN2,1441831,0441,227
      Chimayo, NM2,1444841,9312,415
      Lemont, PA2,14471347418
      Anson, TX2,144480392872
      Denmark, WI2,143133704837
      Elwood, IL2,144177752928
      Source: The Elwood, 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.