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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHammond/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,207 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)579 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,627 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hammond crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hammond are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Hammond you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hammond is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hammond has decreased by 4%

Hammond crime map

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      Daily Crime In Hammond (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hammond

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hammond is 1 in 173
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hammond is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hammond is 1 in 32

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

      Hammond police department

      ItemHammondIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      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
      Arthur, IL2,71445766811
      Long Creek, IL1,508154699853
      Bethany, IL1,275799541,033
      Atwood, IL1,1061898561,045
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041908601,049
      Argenta, IL1,1251908631,053
      Bement, IL1,6461918681,059
      Hammond, IL4575792,6273,207

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rankin, IL457000
      Grand Tower, IL4576512,9513,602
      Mineral Point, MO4578004,2655,065
      White Stone, VA457000
      Harrisburg, OH4573372,3622,699
      Hammond, IL4575792,6273,207
      Source: The Hammond, 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.