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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 49%
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 peopleRolling Meadows/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime272n/a (estimate)1,1482,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a8.448.042.6
Robbery5n/a21.198.481.6
Assault12n/a50.6254.0250.2
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)80407379
Burglary16n/a67.5271.7340.5
Theft229n/a966.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a33.8148.2219.9
Property crime253n/a (estimate)1,0671,8472,110

Key findings

  • Rolling Meadows crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rolling Meadows are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Rolling Meadows you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rolling Meadows is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rolling Meadows has decreased by 8%

Rolling Meadows crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Rolling Meadows (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Rolling Meadows for every 100,000 residents. The Rolling Meadows total amount of daily crime is 1.96 times less than the Illinois average and 2.17 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Rolling Meadows, is 5.08 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 4.73 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Rolling Meadows has a daily crime average that is 1.73 times less than the Illinois average and 1.98 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Rolling Meadows (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Rolling Meadows in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Rolling Meadows safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Rolling Meadows being safer than 66% of cities in Illinois and 77% 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 Rolling Meadows. In conclusion, Rolling Meadows ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rolling Meadows

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rolling Meadows is 1 in 1248
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rolling Meadows is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rolling Meadows is 1 in 88
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rolling Meadows? In Rolling Meadows, you have a 1 in 1248 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 94. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rolling Meadows, IL is 1 in 88.

      Year Over Year Crime In Rolling Meadows (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Rolling Meadows is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Rolling Meadows has increased by 27% and the rate of property crime in Rolling Meadows has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Rolling Meadows has decreased by 8% year to year.

      Rolling Meadows police department

      ItemRolling MeadowsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
      There are a total of 57 Rolling Meadows police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.1% less than the Illinois average and 27.6% 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
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063287350
      Rolling Meadows, IL23,377801,0671,148

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wright, FL23,3824172,3682,785
      Hialeah Gardens, FL23,3511232,5642,687
      Morton Grove, IL23,41383847930
      Sachse, TX23,32948687735
      Copiague, NY23,3273971,5161,913
      Rolling Meadows, IL23,377801,0671,148
      Source: The Rolling Meadows, 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.