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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 1%
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 peopleSchaumburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,634n/a (estimate)2,2262,2532,489
Murder2n/a2.76.65.0
Rape29n/a39.548.042.6
Robbery21n/a28.698.481.6
Assault21n/a28.6254.0250.2
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)99407379
Burglary100n/a136.2271.7340.5
Theft1,396n/a1,901.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft65n/a88.5148.2219.9
Property crime1,561n/a (estimate)2,1261,8472,110

Key findings

  • Schaumburg crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Schaumburg are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Schaumburg you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Schaumburg is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Schaumburg has increased by 5%

Schaumburg crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Schaumburg (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Schaumburg, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Schaumburg are 1.01 times less than the Illinois average and 1.12 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Schaumburg are 4.09 times less than than Illinois and 3.82 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Schaumburg are 1.15 times more than than Illinois and 1.01 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Schaumburg (higher is better)

      Is Schaumburg safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Schaumburg to other cities in the state and across the country, Schaumburg is 37% safer than other cities of Illinois and 52% safer than other cities in the nation. Schaumburg has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Schaumburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Schaumburg is 1 in 1006
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Schaumburg is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Schaumburg is 1 in 45
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Schaumburg, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1006. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 48 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Schaumburg is 1 in 45.

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

      Determining whether Schaumburg is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Schaumburg violent crime rates have increased by 21%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Schaumburg has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Schaumburg police department

      ItemSchaumburgIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 152 Schaumburg police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23% less than the Illinois average and 37.3% 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
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063287350
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Schaumburg, IL74,366992,1262,226

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Ramon, CA74,366761,4391,515
      Bolingbrook, IL74,3201638621,025
      Conroe, TX74,4822502,4942,744
      Kendall, FL74,5591749871,161
      Decatur, IL74,0635302,7633,294
      Schaumburg, IL74,366992,1262,226
      Source: The Schaumburg, 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.