Reported Annual Crime In Joliet

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoliet/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,798n/a (estimate)1,8842,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoliet/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a5.46.95.0
Rape44n/a29.646.042.6
Robbery122n/a82.1111.586.2
Assault312n/a210.0239.7246.8
Violent crime486n/a (estimate)327404381
Burglary449n/a302.2306.7376.0
Theft1,726n/a1,161.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft137n/a92.2153.8228.9
Property crime2,312n/a (estimate)1,5561,9332,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Joliet, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Joliet, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Joliet, IL averages 19% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 27% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Joliet, IL is 19% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 14% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 29% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Joliet, IL area.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Joliet is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.16 daily crimes that occur in Joliet.
  • Joliet is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Joliet you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Joliet has decreased by 15%.

Compare Joliet, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Joliet (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Joliet, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Joliet, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average and 1.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Joliet, IL is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.16 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Joliet, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average and 1.41 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Joliet (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Joliet, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Joliet, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Joliet, IL is 24% safer than other cities of Illinois and 36% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Joliet, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Joliet, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Joliet

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Joliet is 1 in 306
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Joliet is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Joliet is 1 in 54
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Joliet, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Joliet, IL you have a 1 in 306 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 65 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Joliet, IL.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Joliet, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Joliet, IL has decreased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Joliet, IL has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in Joliet, IL has decreased by 15% year to year.

      Joliet police department

      ItemJolietIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 314 Joliet police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.1% less than the Illinois average and 35% 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
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Peotone, IL4,14672554626
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Joliet, IL147,5153271,5561,884

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Torrance, CA147,3071821,8392,020
      Bridgeport, CT147,0226441,9302,573
      Hollywood, FL148,1142332,7933,026
      Paterson, NJ146,8947332,4263,159
      Clarksville, TN146,2816662,8893,555
      Joliet, IL147,5153271,5561,884
      Source: The Joliet, 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.