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


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

Crime rate in Elwood, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Elwood, IL is 76 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 28.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Elwood crime rate fell by 9% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Elwood has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Elwood, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elwood:

75.6
Channahon:

54.6
Rockdale:

59.3
Manhattan:

20.8
Wilmington:

98.9
Joliet:

176.1
Minooka:

57.0
Shorewood:

62.8
New Lenox:

105.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(47.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(130.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(188.5)
6
(268.2)
2
(87.0)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(43.9)
4
(174.4)
3
(131.6)
7
(309.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(176.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(47.1)
6
(268.2)
2
(87.0)
1
(42.8)
1
(42.7)
N/A9
(394.9)
1
(43.6)
2
(87.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(177.6)
1
(44.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(754.0)
28
(1,252)
27
(1,174)
41
(1,757)
11
(469.9)
N/A68
(2,984)
32
(1,396)
15
(658.2)
13
(574.2)
28
(1,243)
11
(486.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(134.1)
2
(87.0)
2
(85.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
N/A4
(174.4)
2
(87.8)
3
(132.5)
6
(266.4)
5
(221.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index108.9133.2181.788.7107.2110.6159.3107.765.895.483.575.6

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 5 registered sex offenders living in Elwood, Illinois as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elwood is 431 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Elwood:

88.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Elwood:

0.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elwood:

154.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elwood:

65.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elwood:

87.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elwood:

21.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elwood:

85.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elwood:

21.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elwood:

173.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elwood:

134.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elwood:

141.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elwood:

25.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elwood:

914.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elwood:

1,080.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Elwood:

66.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Elwood:

137.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2014
Elwood:

48.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elwood:

63.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elwood:

104.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2009
Elwood:

32.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elwood:

109.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elwood:

89.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elwood:

136.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elwood:

47.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elwood:

65.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elwood:

146.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elwood:

172.8
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 2018, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.42
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.00
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.92
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.37
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.56
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.32
Illinois average:

2.87

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

Zip codes: 60421.