Reported Annual Crime In South Chicago Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Chicago Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime174n/a (estimate)4,2062,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Chicago Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery7n/a169.2139.3102.8
Assault12n/a290.1250.5248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)459436386
Burglary16n/a386.8374.9468.9
Theft128n/a3,094.01,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft11n/a265.9155.5236.9
Property crime155n/a (estimate)3,7472,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in South Chicago Heights, IL. The total number of reported crimes in South Chicago Heights, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall South Chicago Heights, IL crime rate is 69% higher than the Illinois average and is 48% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, South Chicago Heights, IL has a violent crime rate that is 5% higher than the Illinois average and 19% higher than the national average. For property crime, South Chicago Heights, IL is 83% higher than the Illinois average and 53% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Chicago Heights is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.52 daily crimes that occur in South Chicago Heights.
  • South Chicago Heights is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Chicago Heights you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Chicago Heights has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In South Chicago Heights (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in South Chicago Heights, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In South Chicago Heights, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times more than the Illinois average and 1.48 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in South Chicago Heights, IL are 1.05 times more than the Illinois average and 1.19 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, South Chicago Heights, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times more than the Illinois average and 1.53 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is South Chicago Heights (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in South Chicago Heights, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that South Chicago Heights, IL safer than 10% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 20% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than South Chicago Heights, IL. At this time, South Chicago Heights, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Chicago Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Chicago Heights is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in South Chicago Heights, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Chicago Heights, IL you have a 1 in 218 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Chicago Heights, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In South Chicago Heights (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether South Chicago Heights, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in South Chicago Heights, IL has increased by 59% and the rate of property crime in South Chicago Heights, IL has not changed. The total crime rate in South Chicago Heights, IL has increased by 4% year to year.

South Chicago Heights police department

ItemSouth Chicago HeightsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1130,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Peotone, IL4,146170316486
Palos Hills, IL17,54591478569
Beecher, IL4,26467582649
Orland Hills, IL7,24155634689
Palos Park, IL4,93441654695
Palos Heights, IL12,54416693709
St. John, IN15,77724737761
South Chicago Heights, IL4,1434593,7474,206

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashville, OH4,142241,5931,616
Piney, AR4,1454312,5552,986
Argo, AL4,1451421,0431,185
Peotone, IL4,146170316486
Pocomoke City, MD4,1461214,8254,947
South Chicago Heights, IL4,1434593,7474,206
Source: The South Chicago Heights, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.