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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 12%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarkham/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,780 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)597 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,184 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Markham crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Markham are 54% higher than the national average
  • In Markham you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Markham is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Markham has decreased by 12%

Markham crime map

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      Daily Crime In Markham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Markham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Markham is 1 in 168
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Markham is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Markham is 1 in 36

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

      Markham police department

      ItemMarkhamIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4930,690558,732
      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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      Dyer, IN16,1336320326
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
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      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      St. John, IN15,77721410430
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Markham, IL12,6335972,1842,780

      Cities with similar population

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      Lincolnwood, IL12,6371141,6481,762
      Loveland, OH12,64175626701
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      Dallas, GA12,6222591,3591,618
      Georgetown, GA12,6213461,7382,085
      Markham, IL12,6335972,1842,780
      Source: The Markham, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.