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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 32%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauconda/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,752 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)316 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,435 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Wauconda crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wauconda are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Wauconda you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wauconda is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wauconda has decreased by 4%

Wauconda crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Wauconda (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wauconda

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wauconda is 1 in 317
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wauconda is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wauconda is 1 in 58

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

      Wauconda police department

      ItemWaucondaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 37 Wauconda police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% greater than the Illinois average and 16.7% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357259316
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Wauconda, IL13,5493161,4351,752

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hendersonville, NC13,5484294,7775,206
      Martinsville, VA13,5515192,6953,214
      Monroe, OH13,552852,7222,807
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228
      Cherry Hill Mall, NJ13,5402151,3861,600
      Wauconda, IL13,5493161,4351,752
      Source: The Wauconda, 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.