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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 44%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorton Grove/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime295n/a (estimate)1,2762,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a8.646.042.6
Robbery2n/a8.6111.586.2
Assault6n/a25.9239.7246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)43404381
Burglary55n/a237.9306.7376.0
Theft218n/a942.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a51.9153.8228.9
Property crime285n/a (estimate)1,2331,9332,200

Key findings

  • Morton Grove crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Morton Grove are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Morton Grove you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Morton Grove is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Morton Grove has decreased by 9%

Morton Grove crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Morton Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Morton Grove, IL per 100,000 people. In Morton Grove, the total number of daily crimes is 1.83 times less than the Illinois average and 2.02 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Morton Grove is 9.34 times less than the Illinois average and 8.80 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Morton Grove has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times less than the Illinois average and 1.78 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Morton Grove (higher is better)

      Is Morton Grove safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Morton Grove to other cities in the state and across the country, Morton Grove is 63% safer than other cities of Illinois and 77% safer than other cities in the nation. Morton Grove has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morton Grove

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morton Grove is 1 in 2313
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morton Grove is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Morton Grove is 1 in 79
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Morton Grove? If you reside in Morton Grove, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2313. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 82 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Morton Grove, is 1 in 79.

      Year Over Year Crime In Morton Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Morton Grove, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Morton Grove has decreased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Morton Grove has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Morton Grove has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Morton Grove police department

      ItemMorton GroveIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 58 Morton Grove police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.3% less than the Illinois average and 23.7% less than the National average.

      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
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
      Forest Lake, IL1,74385407493
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Kenilworth, IL2,6130595595
      Golf, IL5330601601
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331155507662
      Morton Grove, IL23,413431,2331,276

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sebastian, FL23,4321211,0871,208
      Barstow, CA23,4381,1834,5745,756
      Wright, FL23,3824252,5182,943
      Rolling Meadows, IL23,377631,1851,247
      Romulus, MI23,4578122,2753,087
      Morton Grove, IL23,413431,2331,276
      Source: The Morton Grove, 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.