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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 103%
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 peopleHomewood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime841n/a (estimate)4,4662,2532,489
Murder1n/a5.36.65.0
Rape10n/a53.148.042.6
Robbery8n/a42.598.481.6
Assault16n/a85.0254.0250.2
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)186407379
Burglary36n/a191.2271.7340.5
Theft727n/a3,860.71,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft43n/a228.3148.2219.9
Property crime806n/a (estimate)4,2801,8472,110

Key findings

  • Homewood crime rates are 79% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Homewood are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Homewood you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Homewood is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Homewood has increased by 2%

Homewood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Homewood (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Homewood, IL per 100,000 people. In Homewood, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.98 times more than the Illinois average and 1.79 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Homewood is 2.19 times less than the Illinois average and 2.04 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Homewood has a daily crime rate that is 2.32 times more than the Illinois average and 2.03 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Homewood (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Homewood, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Homewood safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Homewood is safer than 16% of Illinois cities, and 25% 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 Homewood. At this time, Homewood sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Homewood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Homewood is 1 in 539
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homewood is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Homewood is 1 in 23
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Homewood? In Homewood, IL you have a 1 in 539 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Homewood.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Homewood, 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 Homewood has decreased by 23%, the amount of property crime in Homewood has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Homewood has increased by 2% year over year.

      Homewood police department

      ItemHomewoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 41 Homewood police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.2% less than the Illinois average and 35.1% 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
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Homewood, IL19,2801864,2804,466

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pinecrest, FL19,272912,0952,186
      Mamaroneck, NY19,263146560707
      Franklin Farm, VA19,30385670755
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      Weirton, WV19,30760481541
      Homewood, IL19,2801864,2804,466
      Source: The Homewood, 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.