Joliet, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,911
Total Crimes
1,964.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-20.67%
Below National Average
410 out of 572
In Illinois
6,036 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Joliet, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Joliet is 1,964.8 per 100,000 people. That's -20.67% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -12.81% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,253.4 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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Joliet SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
5

How Does Joliet Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Joliet
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,911 1,964.8 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 18 12.1 6.6 5.0
Robbery 99 66.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 581 392.2 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 751 506.9 406.9 366.7
Burglary 256 172.8 271.7 340.5
Larceny 1,736 1,171.7 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 168 113.4 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 2,160 1,457.9 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Joliet

751.0
Violent Crimes
506.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
38.23%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 197.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Joliet each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Joliet is 506.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.23% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 24.58% higher than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Joliet

2,160.0
Property Crimes
1,457.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-30.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 68.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Joliet each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Joliet is 1,457.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.90% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -21.04% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Joliet 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 Joliet

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Orland Park, IL 58,519 974 1,664.4 1,620.0 44.4
Tinley Park, IL 56,119 734 1,307.9 1,268.7 39.2
Plainfield, IL 44,691 307 686.9 563.9 123.1
Romeoville, IL 39,616 480 1,211.6 1,014.7 196.9
Woodridge, IL 33,635 338 1,004.9 894.9 110.0
Lockport, IL 25,587 233 910.6 828.5 82.1
Lisle, IL 23,506 158 672.2 633.9 38.3
Darien, IL 21,935 230 1,048.6 998.4 50.1
Crest Hill, IL 20,534 275 1,339.2 1,071.4 267.8
Shorewood, IL 17,606 175 994.0 852.0 142.0
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