Reported Annual Crime In Wheaton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWheaton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime531n/a (estimate)9942,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWheaton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.97.85.3
Rape12n/a22.543.441.7
Robbery4n/a7.5137.298.0
Assault21n/a39.3250.4248.9
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)71439383
Burglary54n/a101.0339.5430.4
Theft427n/a799.01,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a22.5163.1237.4
Property crime493n/a (estimate)9222,0112,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wheaton, 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 59% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wheaton, IL shows a crime rate that is 84% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 81% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wheaton, IL is shown to be 54% lower than the Illinois average and 61% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wheaton is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.72 daily crimes that occur in Wheaton.
  • Wheaton is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wheaton you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wheaton has increased by 30%.

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Compare Wheaton, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wheaton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wheaton, 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 Wheaton, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 2.47 times less than the state average and 2.76 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wheaton, IL on a daily bases are 6.17 times less than than Illinois average and 5.39 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wheaton, IL are 2.18 times less than the daily state average and 2.56 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wheaton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Wheaton, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Wheaton, IL has been ranked safer than 82% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Wheaton, IL is safer than 89% 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 Wheaton, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Wheaton, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wheaton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wheaton is 1 in 1407
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wheaton is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wheaton is 1 in 101
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Wheaton, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Wheaton, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1407. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 109 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Wheaton, IL is 1 in 101.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Wheaton, 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 Wheaton, IL has increased by 65%, while the property crime rate in Wheaton, IL has increased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Wheaton, IL has increased by 30% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Wheaton police department

ItemWheatonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8030,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
There are a total of 80 Wheaton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.3% less than the Illinois average and 53.8% 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
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Bartlett, IL41,47546520566
Palos Hills, IL17,54557552609
Wheaton, IL53,56871922994

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Wheaton, IL53,56871922994
Source: The Wheaton, 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.