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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 67%
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 peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime382n/a (estimate)8582,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape14n/a31.446.042.6
Robbery7n/a15.7111.586.2
Assault33n/a74.1239.7246.8
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)121404381
Burglary34n/a76.4306.7376.0
Theft275n/a617.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft19n/a42.7153.8228.9
Property crime328n/a (estimate)7371,9332,200

Key findings

  • Plainfield crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plainfield are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plainfield is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plainfield has decreased by 2%

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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 2.72 times less than the Illinois average and 3.01 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Plainfield are 3.33 times less than than Illinois and 3.14 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Plainfield are 2.62 times less than than Illinois and 2.99 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 62% of Illinois cities, and 76% 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 825
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 117
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Plainfield, Illinois you have a 1 in 825 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 136 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 117 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 decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Plainfield has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Plainfield has decreased by 2% 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, IL1,78057271328
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Plainfield, IL41,881121737858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Morgan Hill, CA41,8391131,6041,716
      Rohnert Park, CA41,9285151,7272,242
      Urbana, IL41,9413572,9343,291
      Burleson, TX41,9622791,6301,909
      Bozeman, MT41,7612161,8402,056
      Plainfield, IL41,881121737858
      Source: The Plainfield, 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.