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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleNorth Chicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,494 (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)604 (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)2,890 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • North Chicago crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Chicago are 59% higher than the national average
  • In North Chicago you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Chicago is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Chicago has increased by 571%

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      Daily Crime In North Chicago (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Chicago

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Chicago is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Chicago is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Chicago is 1 in 29

      Year Over Year Crime In North Chicago (per 100,000 people)

      North Chicago police department

      ItemNorth ChicagoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7730,690558,732
      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
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      North Chicago, IL30,0236042,8903,494

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Walnut, CA30,026731,5921,664
      Rochester, NH30,0523782,9153,293
      Matthews, NC30,0542012,8873,088
      San Pablo, CA29,9915733,1183,691
      Westchester, FL30,0583432,0322,375
      North Chicago, IL30,0236042,8903,494
      Source: The North Chicago, 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.