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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleSycamore/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)1,2232,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape5n/a27.548.042.6
Robbery1n/a5.598.481.6
Assault16n/a88.1254.0250.2
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)121407379
Burglary10n/a55.1271.7340.5
Theft186n/a1,024.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a22.0148.2219.9
Property crime200n/a (estimate)1,1021,8472,110

Key findings

  • Sycamore crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sycamore are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Sycamore you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sycamore is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sycamore has increased by 22%

Sycamore crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sycamore (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sycamore, IL per 100,000 people. In Sycamore, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.84 times less than the Illinois average and 2.04 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Sycamore is 3.36 times less than the Illinois average and 3.13 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Sycamore has a daily crime rate that is 1.68 times less than the Illinois average and 1.92 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Sycamore (higher is better)

      Is Sycamore safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Sycamore to other cities in the state and across the country, Sycamore is 53% safer than other cities of Illinois and 68% safer than other cities in the nation. Sycamore has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sycamore

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sycamore is 1 in 826
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sycamore is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sycamore is 1 in 82
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sycamore? In Sycamore, you have a 1 in 826 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 91. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sycamore, IL is 1 in 82.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Sycamore, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Sycamore has increased by 120%, while the property crime rate in Sycamore has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sycamore has increased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Sycamore police department

      ItemSycamoreIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Kingston, IL1,17008686
      Malta, IL1,0410173173
      Prestbury, IL1,78057259316
      Elburn, IL5,59417335352
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380364445
      Huntley, IL25,83114456470
      Sycamore, IL17,6111211,1021,223

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Aurora, IL17,6121421,4031,545
      Martinsburg, WV17,6132931,4641,757
      Glassmanor, MD17,6086202,6633,283
      Cinco Ranch, TX17,6051719761,146
      Kirksville, MO17,5922512,8913,142
      Sycamore, IL17,6111211,1021,223
      Source: The Sycamore, 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.