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


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

Crime rate in Buffalo Grove, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Buffalo Grove, IL was 37 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 7.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 12.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Buffalo Grove crime rate rose by 15% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Buffalo Grove has seen a decrease in violent crime and an increase in property crime.
See how dangerous Buffalo Grove, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Buffalo Grove:

36.6
Wheeling:

77.7
Lincolnshire:

49.3
Riverwoods:

60.5
Vernon Hills:

70.6
Kildeer:

61.6
Prospect Heights:

76.1
Arlington Heights:

53.3
Palatine:

44.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Buffalo Grove by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.8)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(14.0)
2
(14.2)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
2
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(7.2)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(9.6)
5
(12.1)
1
(2.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(21.0)
3
(21.3)
2
(14.3)
4
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.3)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.8)
5
(12.0)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.9)
4
(9.7)
4
(9.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(91.1)
19
(134.8)
14
(100.4)
17
(122.6)
18
(130.0)
16
(116.3)
15
(111.4)
19
(138.8)
37
(88.8)
38
(91.0)
41
(98.0)
54
(129.3)
26
(62.6)
24
(58.1)
42
(102.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
145
(1,016)
141
(1,000)
147
(1,054)
156
(1,125)
163
(1,177)
133
(966.4)
108
(801.9)
119
(869.6)
333
(798.8)
285
(682.2)
244
(583.2)
173
(414.3)
166
(399.9)
194
(469.5)
216
(524.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(42.1)
4
(28.4)
4
(28.7)
4
(28.8)
3
(21.7)
3
(21.8)
4
(29.7)
2
(14.6)
2
(4.8)
10
(23.9)
2
(4.8)
7
(16.8)
16
(38.5)
4
(9.7)
10
(24.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
14
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)68.365.976.661.668.061.649.755.241.739.640.127.933.631.136.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 14 registered sex offenders living in Buffalo Grove, Illinois as of December 10, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo Grove is 2,954 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 2018
Buffalo Grove:

10.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Buffalo Grove:

13.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Buffalo Grove:

18.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Buffalo Grove:

2.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Buffalo Grove:

15.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Buffalo Grove:

9.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Buffalo Grove:

6.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Buffalo Grove:

14.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Buffalo Grove:

11.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Buffalo Grove:

21.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Buffalo Grove:

14.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Buffalo Grove:

14.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Buffalo Grove:

32.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Buffalo Grove:

24.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Buffalo Grove:

26.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Buffalo Grove:

22.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Buffalo Grove:

22.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Buffalo Grove:

50.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Buffalo Grove:

36.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Buffalo Grove:

38.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Buffalo Grove:

49.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Buffalo Grove:

49.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Buffalo Grove:

55.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Buffalo Grove:

58.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Buffalo Grove:

73.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Buffalo Grove:

66.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Buffalo Grove:

74.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Buffalo Grove:

88.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Buffalo Grove:

85.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Buffalo Grove:

77.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Buffalo Grove:

81.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Buffalo Grove:

79.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Buffalo Grove:

84.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Buffalo Grove:

85.0
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 2017, including police officers: 73 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 74 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 71 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 73 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 77 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 77 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 81 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 85 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 86 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 86 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 82 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 84 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 85 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 83 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Buffalo Grove, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60061, 60069.