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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleSkokie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,778n/a (estimate)2,7852,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape15n/a23.546.042.6
Robbery37n/a57.9111.586.2
Assault120n/a187.9239.7246.8
Violent crime172n/a (estimate)269404381
Burglary206n/a322.6306.7376.0
Theft1,348n/a2,111.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft52n/a81.4153.8228.9
Property crime1,606n/a (estimate)2,5151,9332,200

Key findings

  • Skokie crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Skokie are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Skokie you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Skokie is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Skokie has increased by 3%

Skokie crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Skokie (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Skokie, per 100,000 residents. In Skokie, the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times more than the Illinois average and 1.08 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Skokie are 1.50 times less than the Illinois average and 1.41 times less than the national average. For property crime, Skokie has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Illinois average and 1.14 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Skokie (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Skokie in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Skokie safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Skokie being safer than 22% of cities in Illinois and 36% 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 Skokie. In conclusion, Skokie ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Skokie

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Skokie is 1 in 372
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Skokie is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Skokie is 1 in 36
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Skokie? If you reside in Skokie, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 372. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 40 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 Skokie, is 1 in 36.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Skokie is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Skokie has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 7% in Skokie, while property crimes in Skokie have increased by 4%. Total crime has increased by 3% year over year.

      Skokie police department

      ItemSkokieIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 142 Skokie police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.6% less than the Illinois average and 32.9% 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
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Kenilworth, IL2,6130595595
      Golf, IL5330601601
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331155507662
      Riverwoods, IL3,75955608663
      Buffalo Grove, IL41,55417651668
      Highwood, IL5,37775622697
      Skokie, IL64,8732692,5152,785

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marysville, WA64,9552422,2062,449
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,9841219581,079
      Delray Beach, FL65,0445853,6044,189
      San Clemente, CA65,0821741,3741,548
      East Orange, NJ64,6215151,3991,914
      Skokie, IL64,8732692,5152,785
      Source: The Skokie, 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.