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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleGlen Ellyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)9452,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a14.348.042.6
Robbery6n/a21.598.481.6
Assault10n/a35.8254.0250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)72407379
Burglary21n/a75.2271.7340.5
Theft219n/a783.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a14.3148.2219.9
Property crime244n/a (estimate)8731,8472,110

Key findings

  • Glen Ellyn crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glen Ellyn are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Glen Ellyn you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glen Ellyn is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glen Ellyn has increased by 11%

Glen Ellyn crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glen Ellyn (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Glen Ellyn, per 100,000 residents. In Glen Ellyn, the total number of daily crimes is 2.39 times less than the Illinois average and 2.63 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Glen Ellyn are 5.68 times less than the Illinois average and 5.30 times less than the national average. For property crime, Glen Ellyn has a daily crime rate that is 2.11 times less than the Illinois average and 2.42 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Glen Ellyn (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Glen Ellyn in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Glen Ellyn safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Glen Ellyn being safer than 68% of cities in Illinois and 79% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Glen Ellyn. In conclusion, Glen Ellyn ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glen Ellyn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glen Ellyn is 1 in 1398
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glen Ellyn is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glen Ellyn is 1 in 106
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Glen Ellyn, Illinois you have a 1 in 1398 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 115 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Ellyn.

      Year Over Year Crime In Glen Ellyn (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Glen Ellyn, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Glen Ellyn has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Glen Ellyn has increased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Glen Ellyn has increased by 11% year over year.

      Glen Ellyn police department

      ItemGlen EllynIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5030,690558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      South Elgin, IL22,27468440508
      Bartlett, IL41,47556460516
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,89472873945

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dodge City, KS27,8754722,2442,717
      Chamblee, GA27,8622902,0242,314
      Fredericksburg, VA27,8532061,6271,833
      Round Lake Beach, IL27,9361472,0312,178
      French Valley, CA27,9495292,7963,325
      Glen Ellyn, IL27,89472873945
      Source: The Glen Ellyn, 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.