Annual Crime In River Forest (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Forest/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,035 (estimate)2,5622,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Forest/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)154 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)880 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • River Forest crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in River Forest are 59% lower than the national average
  • In River Forest you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • River Forest is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in River Forest has decreased by 14%

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      Daily Crime In River Forest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in River Forest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in River Forest is 1 in 648
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in River Forest is 1 in 114
      The chance of being a victim of crime in River Forest is 1 in 97

      Year Over Year Crime In River Forest (per 100,000 people)

      River Forest police department

      ItemRiver ForestIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

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      River Forest, IN291548801,035
      Source: The River Forest, IN 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.