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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 95%
Property crime 30%
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 peopleNorthbrook/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime518n/a (estimate)1,5502,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape3n/a9.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a3.0111.586.2
Assault2n/a6.0239.7246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)18404381
Burglary67n/a200.5306.7376.0
Theft431n/a1,289.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a41.9153.8228.9
Property crime512n/a (estimate)1,5321,9332,200

Key findings

  • Northbrook crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northbrook are 95% lower than the national average
  • In Northbrook you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northbrook is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Northbrook has increased by 34%

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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 1.51 times less than the Illinois average and 1.66 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Northbrook, is 22.51 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 21.20 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Northbrook has a daily crime average that is 1.26 times less than the Illinois average and 1.44 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 57% of the cities in Illinois and 73% 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 5571
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northbrook is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northbrook is 1 in 65
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Northbrook? In Northbrook, you have a 1 in 5571 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 66. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Northbrook, IL is 1 in 65.

      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 decreased by 40%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 36% year over year. Total crimes for Northbrook has increased by 34% 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
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
      Forest Lake, IL1,74385407493
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Kenilworth, IL2,6130595595
      Northbrook, IL33,538181,5321,550

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Randolph, MA33,5263131,3201,633
      Deer Park, TX33,517881,4401,528
      Holland, MI33,5814252,1792,604
      Richmond, KY33,5831842,9653,149
      Fairborn, OH33,4873152,0032,318
      Northbrook, IL33,538181,5321,550
      Source: The Northbrook, 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.