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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 72%
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 peopleGlenwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime66n/a (estimate)7452,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery6n/a67.7111.586.2
Assault5n/a56.4239.7246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)124404381
Burglary21n/a236.9306.7376.0
Theft30n/a338.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a45.1153.8228.9
Property crime55n/a (estimate)6201,9332,200

Key findings

  • Glenwood crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glenwood are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Glenwood you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glenwood is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glenwood has decreased by 9%

Glenwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glenwood (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Glenwood, per 100,000 residents. In Glenwood, the total number of daily crimes is 3.14 times less than the Illinois average and 3.47 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Glenwood are 3.26 times less than the Illinois average and 3.07 times less than the national average. For property crime, Glenwood has a daily crime rate that is 3.11 times less than the Illinois average and 3.54 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Glenwood (higher is better)

      Is Glenwood safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Glenwood to other cities in the state and across the country, Glenwood is 64% safer than other cities of Illinois and 77% safer than other cities in the nation. Glenwood has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glenwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glenwood is 1 in 806
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glenwood is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glenwood is 1 in 135
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Glenwood? In Glenwood, you have a 1 in 806 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 162. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Glenwood, IL is 1 in 135.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Glenwood is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Glenwood has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Glenwood has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Glenwood has decreased by 9% year to year.

      Glenwood police department

      ItemGlenwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Glenwood police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9% greater than the Illinois average and 11.3% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Peotone, IL4,14672554626
      Beecher, IL4,26489557646
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85434169203
      Fultondale, AL8,8544943,9304,424
      Cypress Gardens, FL8,8553522,0862,438
      Moundsville, WV8,8582022,5192,721
      Kulpsville, PA8,859169822991
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Source: The Glenwood, 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.