Elmwood Park, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Elmwood Park has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 71. How does Elmwood Park fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Elmwood Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Elmwood Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Elmwood Park is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Elmwood Park does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Elmwood Park.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Elmwood Park occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Elmwood Park; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 371. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Elmwood Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Elmwood Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Elmwood Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

65

275

340

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.70

11.41

14.11

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.7
4.07
National Median: 4
    Elmwood Park
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 371

in Elmwood Park

1 in 246

in Illinois

Elmwood Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,098
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 12 53
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.50 2.20

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.41
18.46
National Median: 21
    Elmwood Park
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 88

in Elmwood Park

1 in 54

in Illinois

Elmwood Park Property CRIMES

Population: 24,098
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 47 216 12
Rate per 1,000 1.95 8.96 0.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Elmwood Park Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
178
31
National Median: 28.3
    Elmwood Park
    Illinois