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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 95%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleRiverdale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime476n/a (estimate)3,5732,3372,580
Murder5n/a37.56.95.0
Rape11n/a82.646.042.6
Robbery41n/a307.8111.586.2
Assault42n/a315.3239.7246.8
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)743404381
Burglary88n/a660.6306.7376.0
Theft237n/a1,779.01,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft52n/a390.3153.8228.9
Property crime377n/a (estimate)2,8301,9332,200

Key findings

  • Riverdale crime rates are 38% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverdale are 95% higher than the national average
  • In Riverdale you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverdale is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverdale has increased by 4%

Riverdale crime map

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      Daily Crime In Riverdale (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Riverdale, IL per 100,000 people. In Riverdale, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times more than the Illinois average and 1.38 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Riverdale is 1.84 times more than the Illinois average and 1.95 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Riverdale has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than the Illinois average and 1.29 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Riverdale (higher is better)

      How safe is Riverdale, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Riverdale is safer than 4% of the cities in Illinois and 9% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Riverdale. Overall, Riverdale is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverdale is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverdale is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverdale is 1 in 28
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Riverdale? If you reside in Riverdale, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 135. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 36 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 Riverdale, is 1 in 28.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Riverdale is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Riverdale has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 17% in Riverdale, while property crimes in Riverdale have increased by 11%. Total crime has increased by 4% year over year.

      Riverdale police department

      ItemRiverdaleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
      There are a total of 41 Riverdale police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.7% greater than the Illinois average and 7.4% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Indian Head Park, IL3,82326714740
      Riverdale, IL13,0477432,8303,573

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shiloh, IL13,0501671,2081,375
      Lindsay, CA13,0522511,5801,831
      Oakland, NJ13,04153366420
      Stoughton, WI13,0411671,8101,977
      Hampton Bays, NY13,0402229141,137
      Riverdale, IL13,0477432,8303,573
      Source: The Riverdale, 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.