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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 56%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWillow Springs/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime55n/a (estimate)9722,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a17.748.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a17.7254.0250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)35407379
Burglary4n/a70.7271.7340.5
Theft49n/a866.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime53n/a (estimate)9371,8472,110

Key findings

  • Willow Springs crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Willow Springs are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Willow Springs you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Willow Springs is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Willow Springs has increased by 57%

Willow Springs crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Willow Springs for every 100,000 residents. The Willow Springs total amount of daily crime is 2.32 times less than the Illinois average and 2.56 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Willow Springs, is 11.51 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 10.73 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Willow Springs has a daily crime average that is 1.97 times less than the Illinois average and 2.25 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Willow Springs (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Willow Springs safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Willow Springs is safer than 74% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Willow Springs is safer than 82% 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 Willow Springs. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Willow Springs is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Willow Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Willow Springs is 1 in 2829
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Willow Springs is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Willow Springs is 1 in 103
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Willow Springs? In Willow Springs, IL you have a 1 in 2829 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Willow Springs.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Willow Springs is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Willow Springs has decreased by 51% and the rate of property crime in Willow Springs has increased by 70%. The total crime rate in Willow Springs has increased by 57% year to year.

      Willow Springs police department

      ItemWillow SpringsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Willow Springs, IL5,67735937972

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Union, KY5,67771617687
      Monaca, PA5,6781461,1291,275
      High Springs, FL5,6784482,4312,879
      Luling, TX5,6794151,7752,190
      Vine Grove, KY5,68046758804
      Willow Springs, IL5,67735937972
      Source: The Willow Springs, 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.