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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleHazel Crest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime553n/a (estimate)4,0502,2532,489
Murder1n/a7.36.65.0
Rape10n/a73.248.042.6
Robbery18n/a131.898.481.6
Assault32n/a234.4254.0250.2
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)447407379
Burglary64n/a468.7271.7340.5
Theft336n/a2,460.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft92n/a673.8148.2219.9
Property crime492n/a (estimate)3,6031,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hazel Crest crime rates are 63% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hazel Crest are 18% higher than the national average
  • In Hazel Crest you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hazel Crest is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hazel Crest has increased by 18%

Hazel Crest crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hazel Crest (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hazel Crest on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hazel Crest (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.80 times more than the state average and 1.63 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hazel Crest on a daily basis are 1.10 times more than than Illinois average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hazel Crest are 1.95 times more than the daily state average and 1.71 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hazel Crest (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hazel Crest in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Hazel Crest safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hazel Crest being safer than 11% of cities in Illinois and 16% of cities across the United States. 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 Hazel Crest. In conclusion, Hazel Crest ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hazel Crest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 224
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hazel Crest is 1 in 25
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hazel Crest? If you reside in Hazel Crest, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 224. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 28 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hazel Crest, is 1 in 25.

      Year Over Year Crime In Hazel Crest (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Hazel Crest is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Hazel Crest has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 19% in Hazel Crest, while property crimes in Hazel Crest have increased by 17%. Total crime has increased by 17% year over year.

      Hazel Crest police department

      ItemHazel CrestIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Hazel Crest police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12% less than the Illinois average and 28.4% 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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9244473,6034,050

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Collingswood, NJ13,9251162,8382,953
      Kings Park West, VA13,92579626705
      New Cassel, NY13,9223751,4361,812
      Buford, GA13,9273352,3352,670
      Morris, IL13,9301131,8831,996
      Hazel Crest, IL13,9244473,6034,050
      Source: The Hazel Crest, 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.