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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 72%
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 peopleRiverwoods/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22n/a (estimate)6142,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a27.948.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)28407379
Burglary4n/a111.6271.7340.5
Theft16n/a446.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a27.9148.2219.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)5861,8472,110

Key findings

  • Riverwoods crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverwoods are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Riverwoods you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverwoods is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverwoods has decreased by 7%

Riverwoods crime map

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

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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 3.67 times less than the Illinois average and 4.06 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Riverwoods are 14.59 times less than the Illinois average and 13.60 times less than the national average. For property crime, Riverwoods has a daily crime rate that is 3.15 times less than the Illinois average and 3.60 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Riverwoods (higher is better)

      How safe is Riverwoods, Illinois 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 86% of the cities in Illinois and 89% 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 3586
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverwoods is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverwoods is 1 in 163
      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 3586. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 171 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 163.

      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 49%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Riverwoods has decreased by 7% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Knollwood, IL1,72975338412
      Riverwoods, IL3,75928586614

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brooktrails, CA3,7592911,5381,829
      Carrollton, MO3,7593161,6852,001
      Kiel, WI3,756289630919
      Sunset Beach, NC3,76284532616
      Stowe, PA3,755169776945
      Riverwoods, IL3,75928586614
      Source: The Riverwoods, 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.