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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 128%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleRiverdale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime468n/a (estimate)3,5562,2532,489
Murder4n/a30.46.65.0
Rape11n/a83.648.042.6
Robbery50n/a379.998.481.6
Assault49n/a372.3254.0250.2
Violent crime114n/a (estimate)866407379
Burglary93n/a706.6271.7340.5
Theft189n/a1,436.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft72n/a547.1148.2219.9
Property crime354n/a (estimate)2,6901,8472,110

Key findings

  • Riverdale crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverdale are 128% higher than the national average
  • In Riverdale you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverdale is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverdale has not changed

Riverdale crime map

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

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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 1.58 times more than the Illinois average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Riverdale is 2.13 times more than the Illinois average and 2.28 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 1.27 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 7% 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 116
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverdale is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverdale is 1 in 29
      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 116. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 38 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 29.

      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 increased by 17% in Riverdale, while property crimes in Riverdale have decreased by 5%. Total crime has not changed 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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      Riverdale, IL13,0478662,6903,556

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shiloh, IL13,050991,4341,533
      Lindsay, CA13,0525031,8242,327
      Oakland, NJ13,04138408446
      Stoughton, WI13,0412291,4491,678
      Hampton Bays, NY13,0402288721,100
      Riverdale, IL13,0478662,6903,556
      Source: The Riverdale, 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.