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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 32%
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.
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 peopleHarwood Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,807 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)312 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,494 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Harwood Heights crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harwood Heights are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Harwood Heights you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harwood Heights is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harwood Heights has decreased by 9%

Harwood Heights crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harwood Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 321
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 56

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

      Harwood Heights police department

      ItemHarwood HeightsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.63.3
      There are a total of 32 Harwood Heights police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.7% greater than the Illinois average and 13.7% greater 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
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Harwood Heights, IL8,6283121,4941,807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rapid Valley, SD8,6293731,5931,966
      Angola, IN8,6243872,2052,591
      Zuni Pueblo, NM8,6351,1824,7185,900
      Incline Village, NV8,6211908551,045
      East Grand Forks, MN8,636811,0081,089
      Harwood Heights, IL8,6283121,4941,807
      Source: The Harwood Heights, 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.