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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 88%
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 peopleHomewood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime832n/a (estimate)4,3662,3372,580
Murder1n/a5.26.95.0
Rape9n/a47.246.042.6
Robbery23n/a120.7111.586.2
Assault13n/a68.2239.7246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)241404381
Burglary55n/a288.6306.7376.0
Theft678n/a3,557.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft53n/a278.1153.8228.9
Property crime786n/a (estimate)4,1251,9332,200

Key findings

  • Homewood crime rates are 69% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Homewood are 37% lower than the national average
  • In Homewood you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Homewood is safer than 24% 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 1.87 times more than the Illinois average and 1.69 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Homewood is 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.58 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Homewood has a daily crime rate that is 2.13 times more than the Illinois average and 1.88 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 15% of Illinois cities, and 24% 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 415
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homewood is 1 in 25
      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 415 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 25 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 increased by 15%, the amount of property crime in Homewood has increased by 1%, 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Beecher, IL4,26489557646
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Homewood, IL19,2802414,1254,366

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pinecrest, FL19,2721312,3822,513
      Mamaroneck, NY19,263143588730
      Franklin Farm, VA19,30382680761
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      Weirton, WV19,30749895944
      Homewood, IL19,2802414,1254,366
      Source: The Homewood, 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.