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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 242%
Property crime 33%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMatteson/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime799n/a (estimate)4,0942,2532,489
Murder2n/a10.26.65.0
Rape18n/a92.248.042.6
Robbery19n/a97.498.481.6
Assault214n/a1,096.5254.0250.2
Violent crime253n/a (estimate)1,296407379
Burglary48n/a245.9271.7340.5
Theft424n/a2,172.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft74n/a379.2148.2219.9
Property crime546n/a (estimate)2,7981,8472,110

Key findings

  • Matteson crime rates are 64% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Matteson are 242% higher than the national average
  • In Matteson you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Matteson is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Matteson has increased by 66%

Matteson crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Matteson (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Matteson, IL per 100,000 people. In Matteson, the total number of daily crimes is 1.82 times more than the Illinois average and 1.64 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Matteson is 3.19 times more than the Illinois average and 3.42 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Matteson has a daily crime rate that is 1.52 times more than the Illinois average and 1.33 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Matteson (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Matteson, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Matteson safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Matteson is safer than 2% of Illinois cities, and 5% 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 Matteson. At this time, Matteson sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Matteson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Matteson is 1 in 78
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Matteson is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Matteson is 1 in 25
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Matteson, Illinois you have a 1 in 78 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 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Matteson.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Matteson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Matteson has increased by 204% and the rate of property crime in Matteson has increased by 37%. The total crime rate in Matteson has increased by 66% year to year.

      Matteson police department

      ItemMattesonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4630,690558,732
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Beecher, IL4,264179537716
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      Matteson, IL19,1461,2962,7984,094

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bellwood, IL19,1466752,3022,977
      Milledgeville, GA19,1464753,3093,784
      Dixon, CA19,1442601,8722,132
      Horizon City, TX19,14235502536
      Stillwater, MN19,1421831,6101,793
      Matteson, IL19,1461,2962,7984,094
      Source: The Matteson, 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.