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


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

Crime rate in Elmhurst, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Elmhurst, IL is 62 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 22.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Elmhurst crime rate fell by 15% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Elmhurst has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Elmhurst, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elmhurst:

62.1
Berkeley:

77.4
Villa Park:

98.9
Hillside:

215.8
Northlake:

117.2
Oakbrook Terrace:

186.2
Stone Park:

162.0
Bellwood:

300.2
Oak Brook:

339.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elmhurst by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(6.8)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.4)
3
(6.6)
4
(8.7)
5
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(11.2)
2
(4.4)
8
(17.4)
3
(6.5)
1
(2.2)
3
(6.4)
6
(12.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(18.0)
11
(24.5)
11
(24.3)
10
(22.1)
10
(21.7)
10
(21.7)
9
(20.3)
16
(36.0)
4
(8.8)
6
(13.1)
4
(8.7)
9
(19.4)
9
(19.2)
9
(19.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(51.9)
17
(37.8)
20
(44.3)
20
(44.1)
8
(17.4)
7
(15.2)
5
(11.3)
11
(24.7)
6
(13.2)
3
(6.5)
6
(13.0)
16
(34.5)
22
(47.0)
8
(17.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
125
(281.9)
158
(351.3)
90
(199.1)
128
(282.3)
122
(265.2)
85
(184.1)
100
(226.0)
112
(251.9)
57
(125.3)
63
(137.2)
64
(138.7)
68
(146.8)
56
(119.8)
63
(134.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
806
(1,817)
695
(1,545)
712
(1,575)
566
(1,248)
602
(1,309)
545
(1,181)
498
(1,125)
483
(1,086)
476
(1,046)
438
(954.1)
412
(892.7)
452
(975.9)
474
(1,014)
372
(791.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(97.0)
34
(75.6)
33
(73.0)
18
(39.7)
18
(39.1)
27
(58.5)
25
(56.5)
27
(60.7)
22
(48.4)
5
(10.9)
10
(21.7)
16
(34.5)
24
(51.3)
10
(21.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(6.8)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.8)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
3
(6.5)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index125.9109.1102.598.091.083.073.790.763.380.957.566.573.362.1

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 9 registered sex offenders living in Elmhurst, Illinois as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elmhurst is 5,076 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
Elmhurst:

30.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Elmhurst:

39.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elmhurst:

29.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elmhurst:

17.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elmhurst:

40.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elmhurst:

15.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elmhurst:

41.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elmhurst:

15.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elmhurst:

29.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elmhurst:

28.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elmhurst:

44.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elmhurst:

38.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elmhurst:

33.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elmhurst:

46.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elmhurst:

40.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elmhurst:

54.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elmhurst:

55.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Elmhurst:

69.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Elmhurst:

82.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Elmhurst:

83.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elmhurst:

75.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elmhurst:

76.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elmhurst:

84.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elmhurst:

113.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elmhurst:

109.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elmhurst:

104.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elmhurst:

124.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elmhurst:

124.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elmhurst:

129.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elmhurst:

158.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elmhurst:

161.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elmhurst:

157.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elmhurst:

170.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elmhurst:

172.6
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 2018, including police officers: 106 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 89 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 83 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 85 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 87 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 85 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 87 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 91 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 92 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 89 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 91 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 91 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 91 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 89 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 60126.