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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleRiverside/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime104n/a (estimate)1,1922,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape5n/a57.346.042.6
Robbery4n/a45.9111.586.2
Assault4n/a45.9239.7246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)149404381
Burglary11n/a126.1306.7376.0
Theft77n/a882.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a34.4153.8228.9
Property crime91n/a (estimate)1,0431,9332,200

Key findings

  • Riverside crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverside are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Riverside you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverside is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverside has decreased by 4%

Riverside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Riverside (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Riverside, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Riverside are 1.96 times less than the Illinois average and 2.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Riverside are 2.71 times less than than Illinois and 2.55 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Riverside are 1.85 times less than than Illinois and 2.11 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Riverside (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Riverside in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Riverside safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Riverside being safer than 51% of cities in Illinois and 68% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Riverside. In conclusion, Riverside ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverside is 1 in 672
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverside is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 84
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Riverside? In Riverside, you have a 1 in 672 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 96. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside, IL is 1 in 84.

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

      Determining whether Riverside is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Riverside violent crime rates have not changed. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Riverside has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.

      Riverside police department

      ItemRiversideIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 23 Riverside police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% less than the Illinois average and 20.7% 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
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Riverside, IL8,7791491,0431,192

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Collingdale, PA8,7777283,0713,798
      Wharton, TX8,7733542,9243,279
      Eagle Point, OR8,7902172,5442,761
      New Windsor, NY8,7903461,4241,770
      St. Anthony, MN8,7902062,2382,444
      Riverside, IL8,7791491,0431,192
      Source: The Riverside, 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.