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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleMount Prospect/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime590n/a (estimate)1,0952,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape7n/a13.046.042.6
Robbery11n/a20.4111.586.2
Assault14n/a26.0239.7246.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)59404381
Burglary55n/a102.1306.7376.0
Theft486n/a901.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft17n/a31.5153.8228.9
Property crime558n/a (estimate)1,0351,9332,200

Key findings

  • Mount Prospect crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Prospect are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Prospect you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Prospect is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Prospect has not changed

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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 2.13 times less than the Illinois average and 2.36 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Mount Prospect are 6.81 times less than than Illinois and 6.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mount Prospect are 1.87 times less than than Illinois and 2.12 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 68% safer than other cities of Illinois and 80% 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 1685
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect is 1 in 92
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Prospect? In Mount Prospect, you have a 1 in 1685 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 97. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Prospect, IL is 1 in 92.

      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 increased by 28% in Mount Prospect, while property crimes in Mount Prospect have decreased by 1%. Total crime has not changed 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
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Bartlett, IL41,47551411462
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
      Tower Lakes, IL1,1490482482
      Mount Prospect, IL54,552591,0351,095

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenwood, IN54,5641423,0473,190
      Normal, IL54,5342181,8072,025
      Dublin, CA54,5231701,8722,042
      Pocatello, ID54,5923782,8353,212
      Rosemead, CA54,5073552,3312,686
      Mount Prospect, IL54,552591,0351,095
      Source: The Mount Prospect, 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.