Reported Annual Crime In Glen Ellyn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlen Ellyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime362n/a (estimate)1,2892,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlen Ellyn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape4n/a14.243.441.7
Robbery7n/a24.9137.298.0
Assault9n/a32.0250.4248.9
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)71439383
Burglary30n/a106.8339.5430.4
Theft299n/a1,064.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft13n/a46.3163.1237.4
Property crime342n/a (estimate)1,2182,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Glen Ellyn, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Glen Ellyn, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Glen Ellyn, IL averages 47% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 53% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Glen Ellyn, IL is 84% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 81% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 39% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 48% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Glen Ellyn, IL area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Glen Ellyn crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glen Ellyn is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.53 daily crimes that occur in Glen Ellyn.
  • Glen Ellyn is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glen Ellyn you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glen Ellyn has increased by 20%.

Compare Glen Ellyn, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Glen Ellyn, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Glen Ellyn, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.90 times less than the Illinois average and 2.13 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Glen Ellyn, IL are 6.16 times less than the Illinois average and 5.38 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Glen Ellyn, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times less than the Illinois average and 1.94 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Glen Ellyn (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Glen Ellyn, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Glen Ellyn, IL being safer than 65% of cities in Illinois and 77% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, IL. In conclusion, Glen Ellyn, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

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 1405
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glen Ellyn is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Glen Ellyn is 1 in 78
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Glen Ellyn, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Glen Ellyn, IL you have a 1 in 1405 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 83 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Ellyn, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Glen Ellyn, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Glen Ellyn, IL has decreased by 17%, the amount of property crime in Glen Ellyn, IL has increased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Glen Ellyn, IL has increased by 20% year to 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
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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golf, IL533000
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Bartlett, IL41,47546520566
Glen Ellyn, IL27,894711,2181,289

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dodge City, KS27,8754553,0603,516
Chamblee, GA27,8624733,3303,803
Fredericksburg, VA27,8533723,5363,908
Round Lake Beach, IL27,9361592,0172,176
French Valley, CA27,9495392,9953,534
Glen Ellyn, IL27,894711,2181,289
Source: The Glen Ellyn, 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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