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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleHoffman Estates/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime497n/a (estimate)9732,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape25n/a48.948.042.6
Robbery4n/a7.898.481.6
Assault36n/a70.4254.0250.2
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)127407379
Burglary57n/a111.5271.7340.5
Theft353n/a690.71,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft22n/a43.0148.2219.9
Property crime432n/a (estimate)8451,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hoffman Estates crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hoffman Estates are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Hoffman Estates you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hoffman Estates is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hoffman Estates has increased by 8%

Hoffman Estates crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hoffman Estates (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hoffman Estates 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 Hoffman Estates (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.32 times less than the state average and 2.56 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hoffman Estates on a daily basis are 3.20 times less than than Illinois average and 2.98 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hoffman Estates are 2.18 times less than the daily state average and 2.50 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hoffman Estates (higher is better)

      How safe is Hoffman Estates, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hoffman Estates is safer than 57% of the cities in Illinois and 71% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Hoffman Estates. Overall, Hoffman Estates is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hoffman Estates

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hoffman Estates is 1 in 787
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hoffman Estates is 1 in 119
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hoffman Estates is 1 in 103
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hoffman Estates? In Hoffman Estates, you have a 1 in 787 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 119. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hoffman Estates, IL is 1 in 103.

      Year Over Year Crime In Hoffman Estates (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hoffman Estates, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Hoffman Estates has increased by 37%, the amount of property crime in Hoffman Estates has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Hoffman Estates has increased by 8% year over year.

      Hoffman Estates police department

      ItemHoffman EstatesIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 108 Hoffman Estates police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.8% less than the Illinois average and 36.3% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973

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      Commerce City, CO51,7314523,0653,517
      Huntersville, NC51,7011351,6201,755
      Battle Creek, MI51,7639373,2494,186
      Minnetonka, MN51,651551,4171,472
      Southaven, MS51,8161653,1913,356
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973
      Source: The Hoffman Estates, 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.