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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 65%
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. 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 peopleMettawa/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)910 (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)164 (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)746 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Mettawa crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mettawa are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Mettawa you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mettawa is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mettawa has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mettawa (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mettawa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mettawa is 1 in 609
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mettawa is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mettawa is 1 in 110

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

      Mettawa police department

      ItemMettawaIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063287350
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Mettawa, IL462164746910

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Magnolia, KY4622502,1862,436
      Wilton, WI4623851,9352,320
      Norwood, IL4625552,5173,072
      Willshire, OH4624303,0153,445
      Freeport, MI4625892,1372,726
      Mettawa, IL462164746910
      Source: The Mettawa, 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.