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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleHillside/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)2,9002,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a50.448.042.6
Robbery7n/a88.398.481.6
Assault18n/a226.9254.0250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)366407379
Burglary26n/a327.8271.7340.5
Theft161n/a2,029.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a176.5148.2219.9
Property crime201n/a (estimate)2,5341,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hillside crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hillside are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Hillside you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hillside is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hillside has increased by 19%

Hillside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hillside (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hillside 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 Hillside (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.29 times more than the state average and 1.16 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hillside on a daily basis are 1.11 times less than than Illinois average and 1.04 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hillside are 1.37 times more than the daily state average and 1.20 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hillside (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hillside, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Hillside safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Hillside is safer than 19% of Illinois cities, and 27% 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 Hillside. At this time, Hillside sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hillside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hillside is 1 in 274
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hillside is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hillside is 1 in 35
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hillside? In Hillside, IL you have a 1 in 274 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hillside.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Hillside, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Hillside has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Hillside has increased by 25% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hillside has increased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hillside police department

      ItemHillsideIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.82.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Hillside police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.8% greater than the Illinois average and 16.3% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Bartlett, IL41,47556460516
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Hillside, IL8,1653662,5342,900

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Carmel, NY8,1653211,2291,550
      Wytheville, VA8,167632,4782,541
      McFarland, WI8,16856580636
      Black Mountain, NC8,168982,3092,406
      St. Marys, OH8,169129991,011
      Hillside, IL8,1653662,5342,900
      Source: The Hillside, 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.