Reported Annual Crime In Wood Dale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood Dale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime204n/a (estimate)1,4762,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood Dale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape3n/a21.743.441.7
Robbery5n/a36.2137.298.0
Assault3n/a21.7250.4248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)80439383
Burglary17n/a123.0339.5430.4
Theft167n/a1,208.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a65.1163.1237.4
Property crime193n/a (estimate)1,3972,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wood Dale, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Wood Dale, 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 Wood Dale, IL crime rate is 40% lower than the Illinois average and is 46% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wood Dale, IL has a violent crime rate that is 82% lower than the Illinois average and 79% lower than the national average. For property crime, Wood Dale, IL is 31% lower than the Illinois average and 41% lower than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Wood Dale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wood Dale is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.05 daily crimes that occur in Wood Dale.
  • Wood Dale is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wood Dale you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wood Dale has increased by 16%.

Compare Wood Dale, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Wood Dale, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Wood Dale, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times less than the Illinois average and 1.86 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Wood Dale, IL are 5.51 times less than the Illinois average and 4.81 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Wood Dale, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times less than the Illinois average and 1.69 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, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Wood Dale, IL safer than 58% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 73% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, IL. At this time, Wood Dale, IL 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 1257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wood Dale is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wood Dale is 1 in 68
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wood Dale, 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 Wood Dale, IL, then there is a 1 in 1257 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 72. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 68 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wood Dale, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wood Dale, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wood Dale, 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 increased by 60% in Wood Dale, IL, while property crimes in Wood Dale, IL have increased by 14%. Crimes in total for Wood Dale, IL have increased by 16% 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
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
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Indian Head Park, IL3,8230447447
Deer Park, IL3,40984383467
La Grange Park, IL13,59652431483
Buffalo Grove, IL41,55424537561
Bartlett, IL41,47546520566
Wood Dale, IL13,908801,3971,476

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marietta, OH13,9121691,8412,010
Chesterton, IN13,91259867926
Hayden, ID13,9161911,3831,575
Salida, CA13,8985773,2083,785
Harper Woods, MI13,8957475,0615,808
Wood Dale, IL13,908801,3971,476
Source: The Wood Dale, 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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