Reported Annual Crime In Westchester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestchester/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime295n/a (estimate)1,7842,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestchester/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a6.043.441.7
Robbery17n/a102.8137.298.0
Assault6n/a36.3250.4248.9
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)145439383
Burglary69n/a417.3339.5430.4
Theft193n/a1,167.21,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a54.4163.1237.4
Property crime271n/a (estimate)1,6392,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Westchester, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Westchester, 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 Westchester, IL crime rate is 27% lower than the Illinois average and is 35% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Westchester, IL has a violent crime rate that is 67% lower than the Illinois average and 62% lower than the national average. For property crime, Westchester, IL is 19% lower than the Illinois average and 31% lower than the national average.
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The Westchester crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Westchester 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 Westchester crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westchester is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.89 daily crimes that occur in Westchester.
  • Westchester is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westchester you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westchester has increased by 27%.

Compare Westchester, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Westchester (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Westchester, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Westchester, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.37 times less than the state average and 1.54 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Westchester, IL on a daily bases are 3.02 times less than than Illinois average and 2.64 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Westchester, IL are 1.23 times less than the daily state average and 1.44 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Westchester (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Westchester, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Westchester, IL ranks safer than 46% of every city located within Illinois along with 62% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Westchester, IL. As a result, Westchester, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westchester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westchester is 1 in 689
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westchester is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westchester is 1 in 57
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Westchester, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Westchester, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 689. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 62 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 Westchester, IL is 1 in 57.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Westchester, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Westchester, IL has increased by 75%, while the property crime rate in Westchester, IL has increased by 24% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Westchester, IL has increased by 27% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Westchester police department

ItemWestchesterIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4230,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 42 Westchester police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.6% less than the Illinois average and 23.1% 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
Golf, IL533000
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Lemont, IL16,58729611640
Westchester, IL16,7191451,6391,784

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morganton, NC16,7174232,9583,382
Wolf Trap, VA16,72285732816
Defiance, OH16,7251572,7962,953
Centerville, UT16,727622,5632,625
Center Point, AL16,7115973,3703,967
Westchester, IL16,7191451,6391,784
Source: The Westchester, 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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