Reported Annual Crime In Summit

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime197n/a (estimate)1,7342,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a17.67.85.3
Rape3n/a26.443.441.7
Robbery9n/a79.2137.298.0
Assault13n/a114.5250.4248.9
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)238439383
Burglary15n/a132.1339.5430.4
Theft116n/a1,021.31,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft39n/a343.4163.1237.4
Property crime170n/a (estimate)1,4972,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Summit, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Summit, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Summit, IL is 29% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 37% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Summit, IL has 46% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 38% lower than the national average. In property crime, Summit, IL is 26% lower than the average of Illinois and is 37% lower than the national average.
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The Summit crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Summit 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 Summit crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Summit is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.75 daily crimes that occur in Summit.
  • Summit is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Summit you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Summit has decreased by 14%.

Compare Summit, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Summit (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Summit, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Summit, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.41 times less than the Illinois average and 1.58 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Summit, IL is 1.85 times less than the Illinois average and 1.61 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Summit, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Illinois average and 1.58 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Summit (higher is better)

How safe is Summit, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Summit, IL is safer than 36% of the cities in Illinois and 52% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Summit, IL. Overall, Summit, IL is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Summit

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Summit is 1 in 421
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Summit is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Summit is 1 in 58
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Summit, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Summit, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 421. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 67 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Summit, IL is 1 in 58.

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

The year over year crime rate for Summit, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Summit, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 24% in Summit, IL, while property crimes in Summit, IL have decreased by 12%. Crimes in total for Summit, IL have decreased by 14% year over year.

Summit police department

ItemSummitIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 34 Summit police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% greater than the Illinois average and 5.9% 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
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Homer Glen, IL24,38516551567
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Lemont, IL16,58729611640
Summit, IL11,4092381,4971,734

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Two Rivers, WI11,4093311,6091,939
Signal Hill, CA11,4045366,3716,907
Peru, IN11,4154183,9604,378
Somerset, KY11,4151991,7081,908
Centerton, AR11,4033251,1091,435
Summit, IL11,4092381,4971,734
Source: The Summit, 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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