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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKirkwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,321 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)574 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,747 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Kirkwood crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kirkwood are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Kirkwood you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kirkwood is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kirkwood has decreased by 5%

Kirkwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kirkwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kirkwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 175
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kirkwood is 1 in 31

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

      Kirkwood police department

      ItemKirkwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Roseville, IL1,1201979441,141
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      Alexis, IL97901,9011,901
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      Media, IL1495632,6963,259
      Stronghurst, IL9445812,7803,361
      Kirkwood, IL8485742,7473,321

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      West Pittsburg, PA8484292,0882,517
      Oreana, IL8485402,5823,121
      Marathon, NY8485232,1522,675
      Fair Bluff, NC8485393,5554,094
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      Kirkwood, IL8485742,7473,321
      Source: The Kirkwood, 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.