Annual Crime In Riverwoods (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 peopleRiverwoods/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)6632,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverwoods/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a27.646.042.6
Robbery1n/a27.6111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)55404381
Burglary3n/a82.9306.7376.0
Theft16n/a442.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a82.9153.8228.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)6081,9332,200

Key findings

  • Riverwoods crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverwoods are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Riverwoods you have a 1 in 151 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverwoods is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverwoods has decreased by 17%

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Compare Riverwoods, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Riverwoods (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Riverwoods, per 100,000 residents. In Riverwoods, the total number of daily crimes is 3.52 times less than the Illinois average and 3.89 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Riverwoods are 7.31 times less than the Illinois average and 6.89 times less than the national average. For property crime, Riverwoods has a daily crime rate that is 3.18 times less than the Illinois average and 3.62 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Riverwoods (higher is better)

      How safe is Riverwoods, IL when compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Riverwoods is safer than 81% of the cities in Illinois and 87% 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 Riverwoods. Overall, Riverwoods is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverwoods

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverwoods is 1 in 1810
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverwoods is 1 in 165
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverwoods is 1 in 151
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Riverwoods? If you reside in Riverwoods, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1810. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 165 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 Riverwoods, is 1 in 151.

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

      Determining whether Riverwoods is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Riverwoods violent crime rates have decreased by 33%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Riverwoods has decreased by 17% in the same time frame.

      Riverwoods police department

      ItemRiverwoodsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Riverwoods police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.1% less than the Illinois average and 41.4% 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
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Bartlett, IL41,47551411462
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5900470470
      Riverwoods, IL3,75955608663

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      Carrollton, MO3,7599411,1402,081
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      Kiel, WI3,756317476794
      Sunset Beach, NC3,76285563648
      Swanton, OH3,755261,1791,205
      Riverwoods, IL3,75955608663
      Source: The Riverwoods, 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.