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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleWood Dale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime217n/a (estimate)1,5832,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a21.948.042.6
Robbery3n/a21.998.481.6
Assault7n/a51.1254.0250.2
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)95407379
Burglary14n/a102.1271.7340.5
Theft180n/a1,313.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a72.9148.2219.9
Property crime204n/a (estimate)1,4881,8472,110

Key findings

  • Wood Dale crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wood Dale are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Wood Dale you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wood Dale is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wood Dale has increased by 9%

Wood Dale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Wood Dale (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Wood Dale, per 100,000 residents. In Wood Dale, the total number of daily crimes is 1.42 times less than the Illinois average and 1.57 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Wood Dale are 4.29 times less than the Illinois average and 4.00 times less than the national average. For property crime, Wood Dale has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average and 1.42 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Wood Dale (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wood Dale, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Wood Dale safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Wood Dale is safer than 47% of Illinois cities, and 64% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Wood Dale. At this time, Wood Dale sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wood Dale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wood Dale is 1 in 1055
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wood Dale is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wood Dale is 1 in 64
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Wood Dale, Illinois? If you reside in Wood Dale, then there is a 1 in 1055 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 68. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 64 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wood Dale.

      Year Over Year Crime In Wood Dale (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Wood Dale is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Wood Dale has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 32% in Wood Dale, while property crimes in Wood Dale have increased by 8%. Total crime has increased by 9% year over year.

      Wood Dale police department

      ItemWood DaleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Wood Dale police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.9% greater than the Illinois average and 13.1% greater than the National average.

      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
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Barrington Hills, IL3,5740428428
      Deer Park, IL3,40978352429
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Wood Dale, IL13,908951,4881,583

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marietta, OH13,9121251,4171,543
      Chesterton, IN13,91265897962
      Hayden, ID13,9161901,0321,222
      Salida, CA13,8985672,9953,561
      Harper Woods, MI13,8958004,4095,209
      Wood Dale, IL13,908951,4881,583
      Source: The Wood Dale, 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.