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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleRiver Grove/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime191n/a (estimate)1,9202,2532,489
Murder1n/a10.16.65.0
Rape7n/a70.448.042.6
Robbery5n/a50.398.481.6
Assault19n/a191.0254.0250.2
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)322407379
Burglary41n/a412.2271.7340.5
Theft103n/a1,035.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a150.8148.2219.9
Property crime159n/a (estimate)1,5991,8472,110

Key findings

  • River Grove crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in River Grove are 15% lower than the national average
  • In River Grove you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • River Grove is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in River Grove has decreased by 20%

River Grove crime map

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The River Grove crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in River Grove 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 River Grove crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in River Grove, IL per 100,000 people. In River Grove, the total number of daily crimes is 1.17 times less than the Illinois average and 1.30 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in River Grove is 1.26 times less than the Illinois average and 1.18 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, River Grove has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the Illinois average and 1.32 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is River Grove (higher is better)

      Is River Grove safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in River Grove to other cities in the state and across the country, River Grove is 26% safer than other cities of Illinois and 38% safer than other cities in the nation. River Grove has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in River Grove

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in River Grove is 1 in 311
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in River Grove is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in River Grove is 1 in 53
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in River Grove? If you reside in River Grove, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 311. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 63 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in River Grove, is 1 in 53.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether River Grove is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in River Grove has decreased by 22% and the rate of property crime in River Grove has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in River Grove has decreased by 20% year to year.

      River Grove police department

      ItemRiver GroveIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 28 River Grove police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.9% greater than the Illinois average and 16.2% 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
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Palatine, IL69,09862453515
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331106494601
      River Grove, IL10,2483221,5991,920

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cedar Hills, UT10,2481681,5431,711
      Galion, OH10,2451712,2102,380
      Weddington, NC10,2541428981,040
      Portage, WI10,2551631,5691,732
      Kinnelon, NJ10,23910220230
      River Grove, IL10,2483221,5991,920
      Source: The River Grove, 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.