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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleMettawa/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)944 (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)163 (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)781 (estimate)1,9332,200

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 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mettawa is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mettawa has decreased by 5%

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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 613
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mettawa is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mettawa is 1 in 106

      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
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Lakemoor, IL6,31399347447
      Mettawa, IL462163781944

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Colesburg, IA4623262,2032,529
      Willshire, OH4624113,1933,603
      Fairfield, ID4622921,8822,175
      Lashmeet, WV4623371,7292,067
      Freeport, MI4626052,2302,835
      Mettawa, IL462163781944
      Source: The Mettawa, 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.