Reported Annual Crime In Wilmette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilmette/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime353n/a (estimate)1,2962,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilmette/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape2n/a7.343.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault2n/a7.3250.4248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)15439383
Burglary43n/a157.8339.5430.4
Theft292n/a1,071.91,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a51.4163.1237.4
Property crime349n/a (estimate)1,2812,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wilmette, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Wilmette, 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 Wilmette, IL crime rate is 47% lower than the Illinois average and is 53% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wilmette, IL has a violent crime rate that is 97% lower than the Illinois average and 96% lower than the national average. For property crime, Wilmette, IL is 36% lower than the Illinois average and 46% lower than the national average.
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The Wilmette crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wilmette 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 Wilmette crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilmette is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.55 daily crimes that occur in Wilmette.
  • Wilmette is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilmette you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilmette has decreased by 6%.

Compare Wilmette, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wilmette (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Wilmette, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Wilmette, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.89 times less than the Illinois average and 2.12 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Wilmette, IL are 29.88 times less than the Illinois average and 26.08 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Wilmette, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times less than the Illinois average and 1.84 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Wilmette (higher is better)

How safe is Wilmette, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Wilmette, IL is safer than 72% of the cities in Illinois and 82% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Wilmette, IL. Overall, Wilmette, IL is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilmette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilmette is 1 in 6811
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmette is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmette is 1 in 78
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Wilmette, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Wilmette, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 6811. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 79 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 Wilmette, IL is 1 in 78.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wilmette, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wilmette, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 40% in Wilmette, IL, while property crimes in Wilmette, IL have decreased by 5%. Crimes in total for Wilmette, IL have decreased by 6% year over year.

Wilmette police department

ItemWilmetteIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5830,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
There are a total of 58 Wilmette police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.5% less than the Illinois average and 34.5% 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
Lincolnshire, IL7,29169372441
Knollwood, IL1,72980368448
Buffalo Grove, IL41,55424537561
Riverwoods, IL3,75983523606
Deerfield, IL18,68626680706
Prospect Heights, IL16,33199628727
Wilmette, IL27,367151,2811,296

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winona, MN27,3721812,2832,464
Maryland Heights, MO27,3592882,1342,422
Milton, MA27,35155784839
Winchester, VA27,3494152,4822,897
Jeffersontown, KY27,3951132,4162,529
Wilmette, IL27,367151,2811,296
Source: The Wilmette, 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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