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

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Chicago by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
627
(21.7)
665
(23.0)
648
(22.4)
651
(22.6)
448
(15.6)
446
(15.6)
467
(16.4)
443
(15.6)
510
(18.0)
459
(16.1)
432
(15.2)
431
(15.9)
500
(18.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2,237
(77.2)
1,976
(68.2)
1,963
(67.8)
2,023
(70.1)
1,757
(61.2)
1,618
(56.5)
1,524
(53.6)
1,593
(56.2)
1,569
(55.3)
1,439
(50.4)
1,372
(48.4)
1,459
(53.9)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19,449
(671.6)
18,473
(637.9)
18,532
(639.9)
18,530
(642.0)
15,965
(556.4)
15,961
(557.6)
15,860
(558.0)
15,412
(544.0)
16,649
(587.0)
15,884
(556.7)
13,757
(485.5)
12,408
(458.8)
13,476
(497.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26,660
(920.6)
25,571
(883.0)
24,842
(857.8)
22,905
(793.6)
18,820
(656.0)
17,934
(626.6)
17,441
(613.6)
17,414
(614.6)
17,029
(600.4)
15,743
(551.8)
14,213
(501.6)
13,975
(516.8)
12,272
(453.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28,401
(980.7)
26,026
(898.7)
25,552
(882.3)
25,614
(887.4)
24,542
(855.4)
25,298
(883.9)
24,125
(848.7)
24,719
(872.4)
26,031
(917.9)
26,520
(929.5)
26,203
(924.7)
26,420
(976.9)
22,748
(839.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
105,728
(3,650.8)
98,544
(3,402.7)
96,380
(3,328.0)
97,484
(3,377.5)
94,651
(3,299.0)
83,235
(2,908.0)
83,518
(2,938.2)
82,418
(2,908.9)
85,999
(3,032.3)
78,679
(2,757.7)
74,764
(2,638.5)
72,373
(2,676.1)
72,717
(2,684.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
35,570
(1,228.2)
27,571
(952.0)
25,245
(871.7)
25,096
(869.5)
22,788
(794.3)
22,491
(785.8)
21,823
(767.7)
18,567
(655.3)
18,969
(668.8)
15,476
(542.4)
19,446
(686.3)
19,078
(705.4)
17,001
(627.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1,106
(38.2)
1,006
(34.7)
1,022
(35.3)
1,016
(35.2)
772
(26.9)
683
(23.9)
716
(25.2)
705
(24.9)
637
(22.5)
609
(21.3)
519
(18.3)
503
(18.6)
N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)824.3762.8745.8737.8650.0625.7619.7607.4631.3583.3554.3562.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 2,782 registered sex offenders living in Chicago, Illinois as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chicago to the number of sex offenders is 976 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


See how dangerous Chicago, IL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Chicago:

562.0
Cicero:

279.3
Berwyn:

219.1
Stickney:

115.8
Forest View:

325.7
Oak Park:

226.6
Burbank:

160.6
Riverside:

76.0
Forest Park:

340.3
Violent crime rate in 2011
Chicago:

588.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Chicago:

587.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Chicago:

653.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Chicago:

702.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Chicago:

683.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Chicago:

689.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Chicago:

697.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Chicago:

716.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Chicago:

854.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Chicago:

883.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Chicago:

897.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Chicago:

940.2
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Chicago:

406.6
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Chicago:

446.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Chicago:

430.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Chicago:

415.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Chicago:

446.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Chicago:

429.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Chicago:

442.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Chicago:

451.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Chicago:

466.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Chicago:

489.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Chicago:

485.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Chicago:

505.3
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Chicago:

577.4
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Chicago, IL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12,766 (11,944 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.41
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12,799 (12,092 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.47
Illinois average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 13,318 (12,515 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.42
Illinois average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 13,960 (13,088 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.59
Illinois average:

2.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 14,307 (13,359 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 14,736 (13,671 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.84
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 14,692 (13,624 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.70
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 14,442 (13,267 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.58
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 14,325 (13,326 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.60
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 14,777 (13,553 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
Illinois average:

2.90


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Chicago

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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