Reported Annual Crime In Plainfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime382n/a (estimate)8792,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.37.85.3
Rape12n/a27.643.441.7
Robbery13n/a29.9137.298.0
Assault29n/a66.7250.4248.9
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)127439383
Burglary25n/a57.5339.5430.4
Theft281n/a646.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft21n/a48.3163.1237.4
Property crime327n/a (estimate)7532,0112,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Plainfield, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Plainfield, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Plainfield, IL averages 64% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 68% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Plainfield, IL is 71% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 67% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 63% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 68% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Plainfield, IL area.
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The Plainfield crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Plainfield as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Plainfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Plainfield is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.41 daily crimes that occur in Plainfield.
  • Plainfield is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Plainfield has decreased by 3%.

Compare Plainfield, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Plainfield, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Plainfield, IL are 2.79 times less than the Illinois average and 3.12 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Plainfield, IL are 3.47 times less than than Illinois and 3.02 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Plainfield, IL are 2.67 times less than than Illinois and 3.14 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Plainfield (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Plainfield, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Plainfield, IL safer than 64% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 77% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Plainfield, IL. At this time, Plainfield, IL sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plainfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plainfield is 1 in 791
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 114
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Plainfield, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Plainfield, IL you have a 1 in 791 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plainfield, IL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Plainfield, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Plainfield, IL has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Plainfield, IL has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Plainfield, IL has decreased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Plainfield police department

ItemPlainfieldIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6830,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
There are a total of 68 Plainfield police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.6% less than the Illinois average and 47.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prestbury, IL1,78062282344
Channahon, IL12,32971444516
Manhattan, IL7,40566459525
Lemont, IL16,58729611640
Clarendon Hills, IL8,641127541668
Lisle, IL22,98935696730
Warrenville, IL13,41560671732
Plainfield, IL41,881127753879

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morgan Hill, CA41,8391591,5951,754
Rohnert Park, CA41,9285081,9382,446
Urbana, IL41,9413373,3763,713
Burleson, TX41,9622021,9752,177
Bozeman, MT41,7612782,4462,724
Plainfield, IL41,881127753879
Source: The Plainfield, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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