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Crime rate in Arlington Heights, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Arlington Heights, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Arlington Heights, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Arlington Heights, IL is 56 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 22.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Arlington Heights crime rate rose by 5% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Arlington Heights has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Arlington Heights, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Arlington Heights:

56.3
Rolling Meadows:

69.3
Prospect Heights:

71.7
Mount Prospect:

61.2
Palatine:

45.3
Wheeling:

77.4
Buffalo Grove:

49.3
Des Plaines:

88.2
Inverness:

10.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Arlington Heights by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(6.5)
16
(20.8)
13
(16.9)
11
(14.3)
4
(5.6)
5
(6.6)
7
(9.3)
7
(9.2)
4
(5.2)
6
(7.9)
8
(10.5)
9
(11.9)
10
(13.2)
9
(12.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(19.5)
20
(26.0)
26
(33.8)
14
(18.2)
24
(33.3)
24
(31.9)
8
(10.6)
7
(9.2)
12
(15.7)
15
(19.7)
14
(18.4)
14
(18.5)
6
(7.9)
7
(9.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(33.8)
42
(54.6)
40
(52.0)
37
(48.1)
12
(16.7)
16
(21.2)
25
(33.1)
28
(36.9)
27
(35.4)
20
(26.2)
36
(47.3)
21
(27.8)
12
(15.9)
15
(19.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
211
(274.2)
232
(301.5)
208
(270.3)
171
(222.2)
153
(212.3)
170
(225.7)
140
(185.5)
125
(164.5)
134
(175.9)
78
(102.3)
79
(103.8)
77
(101.9)
68
(89.8)
41
(54.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,181
(1,535)
1,254
(1,630)
1,474
(1,916)
1,070
(1,391)
976
(1,354)
892
(1,184)
821
(1,088)
659
(867.4)
588
(771.7)
560
(734.5)
624
(820.2)
550
(727.6)
535
(706.8)
539
(716.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(49.4)
40
(52.0)
45
(58.5)
24
(31.2)
21
(29.1)
23
(30.5)
17
(22.5)
16
(21.1)
21
(27.6)
10
(13.1)
19
(25.0)
27
(35.7)
25
(33.0)
20
(26.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(19.5)
8
(10.4)
11
(14.3)
5
(6.5)
4
(5.6)
5
(6.6)
5
(6.6)
6
(7.9)
1
(1.3)
7
(9.2)
3
(3.9)
6
(7.9)
1
(1.3)
8
(10.6)
City-Data.com crime index104.9128.4134.3108.089.190.078.265.461.457.765.559.753.356.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Arlington Heights, Illinois as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arlington Heights is 37,686 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Arlington Heights:

31.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Arlington Heights:

25.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Arlington Heights:

35.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Arlington Heights:

43.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Arlington Heights:

33.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Arlington Heights:

30.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Arlington Heights:

32.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Arlington Heights:

33.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Arlington Heights:

38.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Arlington Heights:

30.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Arlington Heights:

55.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Arlington Heights:

59.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Arlington Heights:

63.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Arlington Heights:

35.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Arlington Heights:

35.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Arlington Heights:

64.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Arlington Heights:

55.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Arlington Heights:

55.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Arlington Heights:

50.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Arlington Heights:

58.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Arlington Heights:

62.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Arlington Heights:

65.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Arlington Heights:

59.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Arlington Heights:

77.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Arlington Heights:

79.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Arlington Heights:

94.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Arlington Heights:

108.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Arlington Heights:

114.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Arlington Heights:

118.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Arlington Heights:

158.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Arlington Heights:

149.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Arlington Heights:

139.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Arlington Heights:

127.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Arlington Heights:

131.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Arlington Heights:

150.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Arlington Heights:

151.4
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 133 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Illinois average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 130 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 130 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 136 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 131 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 132 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 135 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 138 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 140 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 145 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 150 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 145 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 150 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 149 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 149 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 148 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Arlington Heights, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60004, 60005, 60007, 60008, 60047, 60056, 60070, 60074, 60089, 60090.