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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 23%
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.
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 peopleMarkham/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,156 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)570 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,586 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Markham crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Markham are 50% higher than the national average
  • In Markham you have a 1 in 32 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 4%

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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 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Markham is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Markham is 1 in 32

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Markham, IL12,6335702,5863,156

      Cities with similar population

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      Lincolnwood, IL12,6371141,6481,762
      Loveland, OH12,641121551672
      San Anselmo, CA12,6231688881,056
      Dallas, GA12,6223822,6613,043
      Georgetown, GA12,6212952,0582,353
      Markham, IL12,6335702,5863,156
      Source: The Markham, 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.