Reported Annual Crime In Western Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestern Springs/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime107n/a (estimate)7952,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestern Springs/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape0n/a0.043.441.7
Robbery3n/a22.3137.298.0
Assault3n/a22.3250.4248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)45439383
Burglary8n/a59.4339.5430.4
Theft88n/a653.61,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a37.1163.1237.4
Property crime101n/a (estimate)7502,0112,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Western Springs, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 68% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 71% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Western Springs, IL shows a crime rate that is 90% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 88% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Western Springs, IL is shown to be 63% lower than the Illinois average and 68% lower than the national average.
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The Western Springs crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Western Springs 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 Western Springs crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Western Springs is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.18 daily crimes that occur in Western Springs.
  • Western Springs is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Western Springs you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Western Springs has increased by 147%.

Compare Western Springs, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Western Springs (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Western Springs, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Western Springs, IL total amount of daily offenses is 3.08 times less than the Illinois average and 3.45 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Western Springs, IL is 9.85 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 8.59 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Western Springs, IL has a daily crime figure that is 2.68 times less than the Illinois average and 3.15 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Western Springs (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Western Springs, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Western Springs, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Western Springs, IL is 81% safer than other cities of Illinois and 87% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Western Springs, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Western Springs, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Western Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Western Springs is 1 in 2244
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Western Springs is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of crime in Western Springs is 1 in 126
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Western Springs, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Western Springs, IL, then there is a 1 in 2244 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 134. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 126 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Western Springs, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Western Springs (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Western Springs, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Western Springs, IL has increased by 543% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 139% year over year. Total crimes for Western Springs, IL has increased by 147% in the same time frame.

Western Springs police department

ItemWestern SpringsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2530,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 25 Western Springs police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% less than the Illinois average and 41% 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
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Bartlett, IL41,47546520566
Homer Glen, IL24,38516551567
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Western Springs, IL13,13345750795

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meadville, PA13,1341091,7911,900
Coatesville, PA13,1325742,1372,711
Geneva, NY13,1362162,2312,448
Ridge, NY13,1293401,4421,782
Palmetto, FL13,1386552,9083,564
Western Springs, IL13,13345750795
Source: The Western Springs, 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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