Reported Annual Crime In Vernon Hills

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime397n/a (estimate)1,4942,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape4n/a15.138.340.4
Robbery7n/a26.3139.3102.8
Assault8n/a30.1250.5248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)71436386
Burglary20n/a75.3374.9468.9
Theft355n/a1,335.91,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a11.3155.5236.9
Property crime378n/a (estimate)1,4222,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Vernon Hills, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Vernon Hills, 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 Vernon Hills, IL crime rate is 40% lower than the Illinois average and is 47% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Vernon Hills, IL has a violent crime rate that is 84% lower than the Illinois average and 81% lower than the national average. For property crime, Vernon Hills, IL is 31% lower than the Illinois average and 42% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernon Hills is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.09 daily crimes that occur in Vernon Hills.
  • Vernon Hills is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vernon Hills you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vernon Hills has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Vernon Hills (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vernon Hills, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Vernon Hills, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times less than the Illinois average and 1.90 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vernon Hills, IL is 6.10 times less than the Illinois average and 5.40 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vernon Hills, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times less than the Illinois average and 1.72 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Vernon Hills (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Vernon Hills, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Vernon Hills, IL has been ranked safer than 59% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Vernon Hills, IL is safer than 75% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Vernon Hills, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Vernon Hills, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vernon Hills

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 1399
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 67
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Vernon Hills, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Vernon Hills, IL you have a 1 in 1399 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vernon Hills, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Vernon Hills (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Vernon Hills, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Vernon Hills, 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 increased by 54% in Vernon Hills, IL, while property crimes in Vernon Hills, IL have decreased by 28%. Crimes in total for Vernon Hills, IL have decreased by 26% year over year.

Vernon Hills police department

ItemVernon HillsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6330,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 63 Vernon Hills police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Illinois average and 23.2% 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

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Tower Lakes, IL1,14908080
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5901287100
Golf, IL5330198198
Third Lake, IL1,26666312379
Port Barrington, IL1,49068318386
North Barrington, IL2,97268321390
Lakemoor, IL6,31333366400
Vernon Hills, IL25,910711,4221,494

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Source: The Vernon Hills, 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.