Reported Annual Crime In South Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Elgin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)9512,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Elgin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape9n/a40.043.441.7
Robbery7n/a31.1137.298.0
Assault14n/a62.2250.4248.9
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)133439383
Burglary22n/a97.8339.5430.4
Theft160n/a711.01,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a8.9163.1237.4
Property crime184n/a (estimate)8182,0112,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in South Elgin, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 61% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, South Elgin, IL shows a crime rate that is 70% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, South Elgin, IL is shown to be 59% lower than the Illinois average and 65% lower than the national average.
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The South Elgin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Elgin as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The South Elgin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Elgin is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.61 daily crimes that occur in South Elgin.
  • South Elgin is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Elgin you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Elgin has decreased by 25%.

Compare South Elgin, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Elgin (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in South Elgin, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in South Elgin, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 2.58 times less than the state average and 2.89 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in South Elgin, IL on a daily bases are 3.29 times less than than Illinois average and 2.87 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in South Elgin, IL are 2.46 times less than the daily state average and 2.89 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is South Elgin (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of South Elgin, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that South Elgin, IL ranks safer than 61% of every city located within Illinois along with 75% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than South Elgin, IL. As a result, South Elgin, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Elgin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Elgin is 1 in 751
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Elgin is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Elgin is 1 in 106
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South Elgin, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In South Elgin, IL, you have a 1 in 751 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 123. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South Elgin, IL is 1 in 106.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in South Elgin, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in South Elgin, IL has increased by 64%, the amount of property crime in South Elgin, IL has decreased by 31%, and the total amount of crime in South Elgin, IL has decreased by 25% year to year.

South Elgin police department

ItemSouth ElginIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3530,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
There are a total of 35 South Elgin police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% less than the Illinois average and 51.5% less than the National average.

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
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Campton Hills, IL11,5000159159
Elburn, IL5,59435259294
Lake in the Hills, IL28,90887212299
Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860240300
Prestbury, IL1,78062282344
Kildeer, IL3,97625417442
South Elgin, IL22,274133818951

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Andrews, SC22,2726604,1724,832
Hudson, OH22,28254512566
Avon, OH22,2891251,0161,141
Bellview, FL22,2595323,2773,810
Green Valley, AZ22,2494692,6923,161
South Elgin, IL22,274133818951
Source: The South Elgin, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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