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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 84%
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 peopleSandwich/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)5022,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a27.248.042.6
Robbery1n/a13.698.481.6
Assault9n/a122.2254.0250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)163407379
Burglary5n/a67.9271.7340.5
Theft18n/a244.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a27.2148.2219.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)3391,8472,110

Key findings

  • Sandwich crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sandwich are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Sandwich you have a 1 in 200 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sandwich is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sandwich has increased by 132%

Sandwich crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sandwich (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sandwich, IL per 100,000 people. In Sandwich, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.48 times less than the Illinois average and 4.95 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Sandwich is 2.50 times less than the Illinois average and 2.33 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Sandwich has a daily crime rate that is 5.44 times less than the Illinois average and 6.21 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Sandwich (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Sandwich in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Sandwich safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sandwich being safer than 58% of cities in Illinois and 72% 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 Sandwich. In conclusion, Sandwich ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandwich

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandwich is 1 in 614
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandwich is 1 in 295
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandwich is 1 in 200
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sandwich? If you reside in Sandwich, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 614. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 295 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 Sandwich, is 1 in 200.

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

      A good indicator of whether Sandwich is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Sandwich has increased by 72%, while the property crime rate in Sandwich has increased by 178% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sandwich has increased by 131% year over year.

      Sandwich police department

      ItemSandwichIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Somonauk, IL2,1060107107
      Hinckley, IL2,0530197197
      Prestbury, IL1,78057259316
      Big Rock, IL1,139125566690
      Plano, IL11,929153603756
      Newark, IL1,139141637778
      Yorkville, IL18,436136691828
      Sandwich, IL7,491163339502

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dayton, TX7,4941652,6942,859
      Catoosa, OK7,4875455,9936,538
      Oak Grove, KY7,4873264,2404,566
      Charles City, IA7,4961099681,077
      Tiverton, RI7,486701,1431,213
      Sandwich, IL7,491163339502
      Source: The Sandwich, 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.