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


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

Crime rate in Bellwood, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Bellwood, IL is 323 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 86.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Bellwood crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 3 - an increase of 1 compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Bellwood has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Bellwood, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bellwood:

323.4
Hillside:

230.5
Melrose Park:

167.6
Stone Park:

232.0
Maywood:

380.8
Berkeley:

79.3
Broadview:

272.8
Westchester:

89.4
Northlake:

156.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bellwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(41.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
3
(15.8)
2
(10.8)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
3
(15.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(41.0)
10
(51.7)
12
(62.7)
6
(31.6)
7
(37.8)
11
(57.5)
9
(47.0)
4
(20.9)
6
(31.3)
12
(62.6)
14
(72.3)
7
(37.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(240.8)
53
(274.2)
45
(235.2)
38
(200.3)
61
(329.7)
61
(318.9)
53
(276.5)
42
(219.3)
22
(114.7)
35
(182.6)
46
(237.7)
42
(223.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
44
(225.4)
66
(341.5)
68
(355.4)
66
(347.9)
33
(178.4)
34
(177.7)
74
(386.1)
83
(433.3)
85
(443.1)
49
(255.6)
41
(211.9)
75
(398.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(374.0)
73
(377.7)
79
(412.9)
116
(611.4)
97
(524.3)
168
(878.3)
164
(855.7)
110
(574.3)
106
(552.6)
79
(412.1)
102
(527.1)
81
(430.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
385
(1,973)
343
(1,775)
270
(1,411)
238
(1,254)
249
(1,346)
379
(1,981)
428
(2,233)
238
(1,242)
287
(1,496)
259
(1,351)
264
(1,364)
305
(1,621)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(461.1)
89
(460.5)
65
(339.8)
54
(284.6)
39
(210.8)
57
(298.0)
63
(328.7)
37
(193.2)
41
(213.8)
46
(240.0)
40
(206.7)
47
(249.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
6
(32.4)
2
(10.5)
6
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
4
(21.3)
City-Data.com crime index374.1336.6325.3302.3293.9373.2394.2305.8284.6258.1300.2323.4

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.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Bellwood, Illinois as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellwood is 502 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Bellwood:

380.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bellwood:

317.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bellwood:

281.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bellwood:

331.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bellwood:

378.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bellwood:

399.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bellwood:

337.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bellwood:

313.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bellwood:

337.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bellwood:

379.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bellwood:

370.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bellwood:

356.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bellwood:

240.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bellwood:

230.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bellwood:

572.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bellwood:

537.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Bellwood:

204.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2016
Bellwood:

204.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bellwood:

186.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bellwood:

217.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bellwood:

206.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bellwood:

332.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bellwood:

319.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bellwood:

203.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bellwood:

227.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bellwood:

204.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bellwood:

233.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bellwood:

242.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bellwood:

290.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bellwood:

352.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bellwood:

340.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bellwood:

337.3
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 2012, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 44 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 44 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 51 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 62 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bellwood, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60104, 60153, 60160.