Seneca, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
53
Total Crimes
2,350.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-5.10%
Below National Average
455 out of 572
In Illinois
6,851 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Seneca, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Seneca is 2,350.3 per 100,000 people. That's -5.10% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 4.30% higher 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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Seneca SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
5
Education
8
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Seneca
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 53 2,350.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 13 576.5 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 13 576.5 406.9 366.7
Burglary 8 354.8 271.7 340.5
Larceny 32 1,419.1 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 40 1,773.8 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Seneca

13
Violent Crimes
576.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
57.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 173.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Seneca each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Seneca is 576.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 57.21% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 41.68% higher than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Seneca

40
Property Crimes
1,773.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-15.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 56.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Seneca each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Seneca is 1,773.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -15.93% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -3.93% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Seneca 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 Seneca

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tinley Park, IL 56,119 734 1,307.9 1,268.7 39.2
Wheaton, IL 53,160 655 1,232.1 1,149.4 82.8
Downers Grove, IL 49,444 778 1,573.5 1,480.5 93.0
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,942 264 944.8 873.2 71.6
Lisle, IL 23,506 158 672.2 633.9 38.3
Darien, IL 21,935 230 1,048.6 998.4 50.1
Ottawa, IL 18,047 300 1,662.3 1,512.7 149.6
Morris, IL 15,083 301 1,995.6 1,882.9 112.7
Burr Ridge, IL 10,828 167 1,542.3 1,477.7 64.6
Winfield, IL 9,762 43 440.5 338.0 102.4
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