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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleGlendale Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime401n/a (estimate)1,1842,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape11n/a32.548.042.6
Robbery8n/a23.698.481.6
Assault9n/a26.6254.0250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)83407379
Burglary25n/a73.8271.7340.5
Theft329n/a971.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft19n/a56.1148.2219.9
Property crime373n/a (estimate)1,1011,8472,110

Key findings

  • Glendale Heights crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glendale Heights are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Glendale Heights you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glendale Heights is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glendale Heights has decreased by 3%

Glendale Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glendale Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Glendale Heights, per 100,000 residents. In Glendale Heights, the total number of daily crimes is 1.90 times less than the Illinois average and 2.10 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Glendale Heights are 4.92 times less than the Illinois average and 4.59 times less than the national average. For property crime, Glendale Heights has a daily crime rate that is 1.68 times less than the Illinois average and 1.92 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Glendale Heights (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Glendale Heights, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Glendale Heights safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Glendale Heights is safer than 60% of Illinois cities, and 73% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Glendale Heights. At this time, Glendale Heights sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glendale Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glendale Heights is 1 in 1210
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glendale Heights is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glendale Heights is 1 in 85
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Glendale Heights? In Glendale Heights, IL you have a 1 in 1210 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 91 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glendale Heights.

      Year Over Year Crime In Glendale Heights (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Glendale Heights, 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 Glendale Heights has increased by 57%, the amount of property crime in Glendale Heights has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Glendale Heights has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Glendale Heights police department

      ItemGlendale HeightsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 72 Glendale Heights police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Illinois average and 35.7% less 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      South Elgin, IL22,27468440508
      Palatine, IL69,09862453515
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395831,1011,184

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pleasant Hill, CA34,3952514,2254,475
      University CDP (Orange County), FL34,3795723,2493,821
      Gahanna, OH34,3731232,0062,128
      Spring Hill, TN34,3641228801,002
      Cooper City, FL34,364709761,046
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395831,1011,184
      Source: The Glendale Heights, 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.