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


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

Crime rate in Blue Island, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Blue Island, IL is 194 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 66.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Blue Island crime rate fell by 35% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Blue Island has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Blue Island, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Blue Island:

194.1
Calumet Park:

506.3
Robbins:

307.7
Merrionette Park:

133.6
Dixmoor:

456.0
Posen:

167.0
Riverdale:

445.1
Alsip:

159.3
Midlothian:

176.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Blue Island by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.4)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(30.4)
16
(70.2)
7
(31.0)
7
(31.3)
6
(26.9)
5
(22.8)
11
(46.3)
2
(8.4)
6
(25.2)
11
(46.5)
16
(68.5)
10
(42.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
61
(265.1)
52
(228.2)
50
(221.8)
52
(232.2)
61
(273.2)
38
(173.5)
40
(168.2)
51
(214.1)
57
(239.0)
49
(207.3)
47
(201.3)
32
(137.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
271
(1,178)
175
(767.9)
48
(212.9)
22
(98.2)
48
(215.0)
66
(301.4)
61
(256.6)
33
(138.5)
45
(188.7)
54
(228.5)
97
(415.5)
50
(214.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
247
(1,073)
243
(1,066)
238
(1,056)
230
(1,027)
275
(1,232)
193
(881.4)
181
(761.2)
161
(675.9)
163
(683.6)
127
(537.3)
64
(274.1)
68
(291.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
590
(2,564)
446
(1,957)
293
(1,300)
293
(1,308)
381
(1,707)
406
(1,854)
405
(1,703)
285
(1,196)
407
(1,707)
381
(1,612)
282
(1,208)
168
(720.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
197
(856.1)
174
(763.6)
137
(607.6)
115
(513.5)
109
(488.2)
100
(456.7)
80
(336.5)
89
(373.6)
78
(327.1)
59
(249.6)
74
(316.9)
52
(223.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.4)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index594.3492.2308.4279.6366.9312.1287.1248.9271.9275.6299.7194.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 27 registered sex offenders living in Blue Island, Illinois as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Island is 827 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Blue Island:

227.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Blue Island:

385.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Blue Island:

272.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2013
Blue Island:

239.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Blue Island:

209.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Blue Island:

258.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Blue Island:

269.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Blue Island:

297.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Blue Island:

196.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Blue Island:

248.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Blue Island:

568.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Blue Island:

760.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Blue Island:

449.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Blue Island:

136.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Blue Island:

135.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Blue Island:

127.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Blue Island:

162.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Blue Island:

225.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2013
Blue Island:

271.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Blue Island:

251.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Blue Island:

287.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Blue Island:

337.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Blue Island:

404.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Blue Island:

347.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Blue Island:

367.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Blue Island:

425.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Blue Island:

471.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Blue Island:

331.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Blue Island:

365.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Blue Island:

363.8
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: 47 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 48 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 60 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 68 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 65 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 58 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 58 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 58 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 62 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Blue Island, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60472, 60827.