Mount Prospect, IL Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
590
Total Crimes
1,094.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-57.37%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Mount Prospect, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mount Prospect is 1,094.9 per 100,000 people. That's -57.37% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -53.15% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,337.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Mount Prospect SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

How Does Mount Prospect Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mount Prospect
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 590 1,094.9 2,337.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 11 20.4 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14 26.0 239.7 246.8
Violent Crime 32 59.4 404.1 368.9
Burglary 55 102.1 306.7 376.0
Larceny 486 901.9 1,472.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 17 31.5 153.8 228.9
Property Crime 558 1,035.5 1,932.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Prospect

32
Violent Crimes
59.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-83.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,684.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Prospect each year. That compares to a 1 in 247.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Prospect is 59.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -83.90% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -85.31% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 404.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Prospect

558
Property Crimes
1,035.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-52.92%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 96.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Prospect each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Prospect is 1,035.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.92% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -46.43% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,932.8 per 100,000 people.

Mount Prospect Crime Compared To Illinois Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Illinois.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Mount Prospect

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Arlington Heights, IL 75,688 656 866.7 829.7 37.0
Palatine, IL 68,648 386 562.3 521.5 40.8
Des Plaines, IL 58,155 764 1,313.7 1,246.7 67.1
Glenview, IL 48,088 456 948.3 877.6 70.7
Elmhurst, IL 47,025 468 995.2 946.3 48.9
Buffalo Grove, IL 41,182 275 667.8 650.8 17.0
Wheeling, IL 38,687 349 902.1 832.3 69.8
Park Ridge, IL 37,490 362 965.6 909.6 56.0
Northbrook, IL 33,424 518 1,549.8 1,531.8 18.0
Highland Park, IL 29,764 222 745.9 665.2 80.6
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