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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleMount Prospect/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime493n/a (estimate)9112,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape10n/a18.548.042.6
Robbery9n/a16.698.481.6
Assault10n/a18.5254.0250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)54407379
Burglary42n/a77.6271.7340.5
Theft408n/a754.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a25.9148.2219.9
Property crime464n/a (estimate)8581,8472,110

Key findings

  • Mount Prospect crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Prospect are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Prospect you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Prospect is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Prospect has decreased by 17%

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      Daily Crime In Mount Prospect (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mount Prospect, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Mount Prospect are 2.47 times less than the Illinois average and 2.73 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Mount Prospect are 7.59 times less than than Illinois and 7.08 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mount Prospect are 2.15 times less than than Illinois and 2.46 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Mount Prospect (higher is better)

      Is Mount Prospect 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 Mount Prospect to other cities in the state and across the country, Mount Prospect is 72% safer than other cities of Illinois and 82% safer than other cities in the nation. Mount Prospect has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Prospect

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 1866
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 110
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Prospect? In Mount Prospect, you have a 1 in 1866 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 117. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect, IL is 1 in 110.

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Prospect (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Mount Prospect is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Mount Prospect has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Mount Prospect, while property crimes in Mount Prospect have decreased by 17%. Total crime has decreased by 17% year over year.

      Mount Prospect police department

      ItemMount ProspectIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 102 Mount Prospect police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Illinois average and 42.4% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063287350
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Barrington Hills, IL3,5740428428
      Mount Prospect, IL54,55254858911

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenwood, IN54,5641622,5552,718
      Normal, IL54,5342761,7011,978
      Dublin, CA54,5231621,9062,067
      Pocatello, ID54,5924122,3462,759
      Rosemead, CA54,5073211,7292,050
      Mount Prospect, IL54,55254858911
      Source: The Mount Prospect, 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.