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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleSteger/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime265n/a (estimate)2,8492,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape10n/a107.548.042.6
Robbery6n/a64.598.481.6
Assault22n/a236.5254.0250.2
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)409407379
Burglary44n/a473.1271.7340.5
Theft171n/a1,838.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a129.0148.2219.9
Property crime227n/a (estimate)2,4411,8472,110

Key findings

  • Steger crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Steger are 8% higher than the national average
  • In Steger you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Steger is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Steger has decreased by 2%

Steger crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Steger (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Steger, IL per 100,000 people. In Steger, the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times more than the Illinois average and 1.14 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Steger is 1.00 times more than the Illinois average and 1.08 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Steger has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Illinois average and 1.16 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Steger (higher is better)

      How safe is Steger, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Steger is safer than 16% of the cities in Illinois and 25% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Steger. Overall, Steger is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Steger

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Steger is 1 in 245
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Steger is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Steger is 1 in 36
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Steger? If you reside in Steger, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 245. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 41 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 Steger, is 1 in 36.

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

      A good indicator of whether Steger is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Steger has increased by 54%, while the property crime rate in Steger has decreased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Steger has decreased by 2% year over year.

      Steger police department

      ItemStegerIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 24 Steger police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.8% less than the Illinois average and 23.3% 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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508103547650
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Beecher, IL4,264179537716
      Palos Heights, IL12,54440807847
      Worth, IL10,776294665959
      Steger, IL9,5354092,4412,849

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Stickney, WA9,5332592,3602,618
      North Gates, NY9,5374541,7352,189
      Winslow, AZ9,5391,3414,7386,079
      Bethel, CT9,54130630660
      Hampton, NH9,5421998841,082
      Steger, IL9,5354092,4412,849
      Source: The Steger, 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.