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


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

Crime rate in South Elgin, IL

The 2019 crime rate in South Elgin, IL is 44 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 6.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 17.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 South Elgin crime rate fell by 42% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years South Elgin has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous South Elgin, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
South Elgin:

43.9
Elgin:

127.7
Wayne:

14.8
St. Charles:

73.9
Bartlett:

47.5
Campton Hills:

6.9
Sleepy Hollow:

15.3
Streamwood:

109.0
West Dundee:

84.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in South Elgin by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(28.9)
5
(23.8)
4
(19.1)
4
(18.9)
3
(13.9)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.5)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(35.7)
9
(40.0)
13
(57.5)
4
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
3
(14.2)
14
(64.7)
15
(68.0)
3
(13.5)
6
(26.9)
2
(9.0)
2
(9.0)
3
(13.4)
7
(31.1)
3
(13.3)
1
(4.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(81.9)
23
(109.5)
11
(52.4)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.5)
32
(144.1)
20
(89.7)
23
(103.4)
16
(71.8)
16
(71.3)
14
(62.2)
8
(35.4)
11
(46.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(173.4)
36
(171.4)
37
(176.4)
10
(47.3)
18
(83.2)
33
(149.7)
24
(108.1)
18
(80.7)
27
(121.4)
18
(80.8)
18
(80.2)
22
(97.8)
12
(53.0)
12
(50.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(1,460)
298
(1,419)
271
(1,292)
108
(511.1)
228
(1,054)
218
(988.6)
291
(1,310)
269
(1,207)
207
(930.4)
244
(1,095)
239
(1,065)
160
(711.0)
85
(375.7)
88
(372.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(57.8)
14
(66.7)
11
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
7
(32.4)
5
(22.7)
6
(27.0)
6
(26.9)
3
(13.5)
2
(9.0)
5
(22.3)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(16.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(28.9)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
City-Data.com crime index119.0115.096.844.182.076.898.6101.873.867.296.889.875.843.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 South Elgin, Illinois as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Elgin is 2,499 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 2019
South Elgin:

42.3
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
South Elgin:

81.8
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
South Elgin:

86.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
South Elgin:

78.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
South Elgin:

40.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
South Elgin:

60.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
South Elgin:

80.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
South Elgin:

83.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
South Elgin:

40.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
South Elgin:

48.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
South Elgin:

28.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
South Elgin:

50.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
South Elgin:

78.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
South Elgin:

77.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
South Elgin:

65.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
South Elgin:

31.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
South Elgin:

43.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
South Elgin:

52.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
South Elgin:

31.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
South Elgin:

29.4
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
South Elgin:

56.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
South Elgin:

72.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
South Elgin:

72.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
South Elgin:

72.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
South Elgin:

80.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
South Elgin:

91.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
South Elgin:

82.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
South Elgin:

74.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
South Elgin:

35.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
South Elgin:

107.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
South Elgin:

115.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
South Elgin:

116.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
South Elgin:

94.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
South Elgin:

96.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
South Elgin:

76.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
South Elgin:

92.8
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 2019, including police officers: 36 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 36 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 33 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Illinois average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in South Elgin, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60177.