South Elgin, IL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
120
Total Crimes
507.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.36%
Below National Average
313 out of 562
In Illinois
1,586 out of 8,904
In America

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 507.7 per 100,000 people. That's -78.36% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -74.42% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 1,985.3 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

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
5

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 120 507.7 1,985.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 9.1 6.5
Robbery 1 4.2 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 11 46.5 278.9 279.7
Violent Crime 16 67.7 425.9 387.8
Burglary 12 50.8 246.4 314.2
Larceny 88 372.3 1,143.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 4 16.9 169.5 246.0
Property Crime 104 440.0 1,559.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In South Elgin

16.0
Violent Crimes
67.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-82.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,477.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in South Elgin each year. That compares to a 1 in 234.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in South Elgin is 67.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -82.54% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -84.10% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 425.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In South Elgin

104.0
Property Crimes
440.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-77.53%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 227.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in South Elgin each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in South Elgin is 440.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -77.53% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -71.78% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,559.4 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
Hoffman Estates, IL 51,105 497 972.5 845.3 127.2
East Dundee, IL 3,236 40 1,236.1 1,174.3 61.8
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