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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 74%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShorewood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)6582,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape6n/a34.346.042.6
Robbery1n/a5.7111.586.2
Assault7n/a40.0239.7246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)80404381
Burglary9n/a51.5306.7376.0
Theft88n/a503.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a22.9153.8228.9
Property crime101n/a (estimate)5781,9332,200

Key findings

  • Shorewood crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shorewood are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Shorewood you have a 1 in 153 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shorewood is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shorewood has decreased by 45%

Shorewood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Shorewood (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Shorewood, IL per 100,000 people. In Shorewood, the total number of daily crimes is 3.55 times less than the Illinois average and 3.92 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Shorewood is 5.05 times less than the Illinois average and 4.75 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Shorewood has a daily crime rate that is 3.35 times less than the Illinois average and 3.81 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Shorewood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Shorewood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Shorewood is safer than 77% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Shorewood is safer than 84% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Shorewood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Shorewood is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shorewood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shorewood is 1 in 1249
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shorewood is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shorewood is 1 in 153
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Shorewood? In Shorewood, IL you have a 1 in 1249 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 174 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 153 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Shorewood.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Shorewood 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 Shorewood has decreased by 53% and the rate of property crime in Shorewood has decreased by 44%. The total crime rate in Shorewood has decreased by 45% year to year.

      Shorewood police department

      ItemShorewoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 28 Shorewood police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Illinois average and 45.2% 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
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Lockport, IL25,09667694760
      Plainfield, IL41,881121737858
      Oswego, IL33,24548840888
      Shorewood, IL16,53980578658

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Troutdale, OR16,5353043,0773,381
      Brenham, TX16,5353802,1442,524
      Tanque Verde, AZ16,5461941,0921,286
      Myrtle Grove, FL16,5475183,0703,588
      Glen Allen, VA16,5242101,7461,956
      Shorewood, IL16,53980578658
      Source: The Shorewood, 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.