Reported Annual Crime In Washington Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)2,2982,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a25.57.85.3
Rape1n/a25.543.441.7
Robbery6n/a153.2137.298.0
Assault29n/a740.4250.4248.9
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)945439383
Burglary11n/a280.8339.5430.4
Theft24n/a612.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft18n/a459.5163.1237.4
Property crime53n/a (estimate)1,3532,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Washington Park, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Washington Park, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Washington Park, IL averages 6% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 16% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Washington Park, IL is 115% higher than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 147% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 33% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 43% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Washington Park, IL area.
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The Washington Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Washington Park 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 Washington Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington Park is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.3 daily crimes that occur in Washington Park.
  • Washington Park is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington Park you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington Park has decreased by 58%.

Compare Washington Park, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Washington Park (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Washington Park, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Washington Park, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Illinois average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Washington Park, IL is 2.15 times more than the Illinois average and 2.47 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Washington Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.49 times less than the Illinois average and 1.75 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Washington Park (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Washington Park, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Washington Park, IL being safer than 5% of cities in Illinois and 10% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Washington Park, IL. In conclusion, Washington Park, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington Park is 1 in 106
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Park is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Park is 1 in 44
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Washington Park, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Washington Park, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 106. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 74 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 Washington Park, IL is 1 in 44.

Year Over Year Crime In Washington Park (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Washington Park, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Washington Park, IL has decreased by 46% and the rate of property crime in Washington Park, IL has decreased by 64%. The total crime rate in Washington Park, IL has decreased by 58% year to year.

Washington Park police department

ItemWashington ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
There are a total of 7 Washington Park police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.1% less than the Illinois average and 48.8% 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
Smithton, IL3,7920372372
Grantwood Village, MO1,01374398472
Millstadt, IL3,91178570648
Troy, IL10,041148593741
Glen Carbon, IL12,78254693747
Columbia, IL10,19377704781
Webster Groves, MO23,111118727845
Washington Park, IL4,0299451,3532,298

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Scandia, MN4,02984774858
Adel, IA4,0303182,0242,343
Rigby, ID4,0281471,5941,741
Carlisle, IA4,0311811,3131,495
Dannemora, NY4,0273711,5731,944
Washington Park, IL4,0299451,3532,298
Source: The Washington Park, 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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