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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 73%
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 peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime307n/a (estimate)6872,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape16n/a35.848.042.6
Robbery4n/a9.098.481.6
Assault35n/a78.3254.0250.2
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)123407379
Burglary25n/a55.9271.7340.5
Theft208n/a465.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft19n/a42.5148.2219.9
Property crime252n/a (estimate)5641,8472,110

Key findings

  • Plainfield crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plainfield are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 146 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plainfield is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plainfield has decreased by 20%

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Plainfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Plainfield, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Plainfield are 3.28 times less than the Illinois average and 3.62 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Plainfield are 3.31 times less than than Illinois and 3.08 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Plainfield are 3.27 times less than than Illinois and 3.74 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Plainfield (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Plainfield, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Plainfield safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Plainfield is safer than 65% of Illinois cities, and 77% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Plainfield 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 813
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 178
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 146
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Plainfield, Illinois you have a 1 in 813 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 178 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 146 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plainfield.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Plainfield, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Plainfield has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Plainfield has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Plainfield has decreased by 20% 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
      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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Prestbury, IL1,78057259316
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Lisle, IL22,98938634672
      Big Rock, IL1,139125566690
      Plainfield, IL41,881123564687

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Morgan Hill, CA41,8391131,5241,637
      Rohnert Park, CA41,9286051,7812,386
      Urbana, IL41,9412952,5902,885
      Burleson, TX41,9622321,4891,721
      Bozeman, MT41,7612451,6931,938
      Plainfield, IL41,881123564687
      Source: The Plainfield, 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.