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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleNorthbrook/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)1,4752,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a12.148.042.6
Robbery4n/a12.198.481.6
Assault1n/a3.0254.0250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)27407379
Burglary58n/a174.9271.7340.5
Theft402n/a1,212.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a60.3148.2219.9
Property crime480n/a (estimate)1,4481,8472,110

Key findings

  • Northbrook crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northbrook are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Northbrook you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northbrook is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Northbrook has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Northbrook (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Northbrook for every 100,000 residents. The Northbrook total amount of daily crime is 1.53 times less than the Illinois average and 1.69 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Northbrook, is 14.99 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 13.98 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Northbrook has a daily crime average that is 1.28 times less than the Illinois average and 1.46 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Northbrook (higher is better)

      How safe is Northbrook, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Northbrook is safer than 58% of the cities in Illinois and 72% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Northbrook. Overall, Northbrook is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northbrook

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northbrook is 1 in 3685
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northbrook is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northbrook is 1 in 68
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Northbrook? In Northbrook, you have a 1 in 3685 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 70. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Northbrook, IL is 1 in 68.

      Year Over Year Crime In Northbrook (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Northbrook is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Northbrook violent crime rates have increased by 50%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Northbrook has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Northbrook police department

      ItemNorthbrookIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 89 Northbrook police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.9% greater than the Illinois average and 17.9% 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, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Knollwood, IL1,72975338412
      Green Oaks, IL3,83278352429
      Deer Park, IL3,40978352429
      Forest Lake, IL1,74386389475
      Northbrook, IL33,538271,4481,475

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Randolph, MA33,5262381,1891,428
      Deer Park, TX33,5171401,6131,753
      Holland, MI33,5813811,8382,218
      Richmond, KY33,5832062,2052,411
      Fairborn, OH33,4872611,8592,120
      Northbrook, IL33,538271,4481,475
      Source: The Northbrook, 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.