South Elgin, IL Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
121
Total Crimes
534.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-79.18%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in South Elgin, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in South Elgin is 534.8 per 100,000 people. That's -79.18% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -77.12% 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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South Elgin SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
4

How Does South Elgin Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
South Elgin
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 121 534.8 2,337.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 3 13.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 8 35.4 239.7 246.8
Violent Crime 24 106.1 404.1 368.9
Burglary 12 53.0 306.7 376.0
Larceny 85 375.7 1,472.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 0 0.0 153.8 228.9
Property Crime 97 428.7 1,932.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In South Elgin

24
Violent Crimes
106.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-71.25%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 942.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in South Elgin each year. That compares to a 1 in 247.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in South Elgin is 106.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -71.25% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -73.75% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 404.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In South Elgin

97
Property Crimes
428.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-80.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 233.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in South Elgin each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in South Elgin is 428.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.51% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -77.82% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,932.8 per 100,000 people.

South Elgin 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 South Elgin

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Elgin, IL 113,060 1,948 1,723.0 1,515.1 207.9
Arlington Heights, IL 75,688 656 866.7 829.7 37.0
Mount Prospect, IL 53,888 590 1,094.9 1,035.5 59.4
Wheaton, IL 53,418 668 1,250.5 1,177.5 73.0
Hoffman Estates, IL 51,514 465 902.7 809.5 93.2
Elmhurst, IL 47,025 468 995.2 946.3 48.9
Bartlett, IL 41,140 190 461.8 410.8 51.0
St. Charles, IL 32,764 277 845.4 708.1 137.3
Glen Ellyn, IL 28,079 238 847.6 772.8 74.8
West Chicago, IL 27,174 279 1,026.7 901.6 125.1
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