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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 84%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHometown/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)4222,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery2n/a46.9111.586.2
Assault1n/a23.5239.7246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)70404381
Burglary3n/a70.4306.7376.0
Theft12n/a281.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime15n/a (estimate)3521,9332,200

Key findings

  • Hometown crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hometown are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Hometown you have a 1 in 237 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hometown is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hometown has decreased by 45%

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

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      Daily Crime In Hometown (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Hometown, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Hometown are 5.53 times less than the Illinois average and 6.11 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Hometown are 5.74 times less than than Illinois and 5.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Hometown are 5.49 times less than than Illinois and 6.25 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Hometown (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hometown in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Hometown safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hometown being safer than 83% of cities in Illinois and 88% 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 Hometown. In conclusion, Hometown ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hometown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hometown is 1 in 1421
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hometown is 1 in 285
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hometown is 1 in 237
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hometown? In Hometown, you have a 1 in 1421 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 285. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hometown, IL is 1 in 237.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Hometown, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Hometown has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Hometown has decreased by 46% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hometown has decreased by 45% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hometown police department

      ItemHometownIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.63.3
      There are a total of 5 Hometown police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.8% less than the Illinois average and 64.8% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Madeira Beach, FL4,3435873,1623,750
      Hurstbourne, KY4,34355510565
      Ringgold, GA4,3447784,5835,361
      Sauk Centre, MN4,3421821,3901,572
      Indian Mountain Lake, PA4,3442381,1591,397
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Source: The Hometown, 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.