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  • City in Illinois

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Chicago Crime

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Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 217 responses
  • Pretty safe. There are some safety concerns but I generally feel safe.
    54%
  • Somewhat safe. There are noticeable safety concerns, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    28%
  • Very safe. There are no safety concerns.
    14%
  • Not safe. There are high safety concerns, and I regularly don't feel safe.
    4%
Poll
How effective is law enforcement in this area?
Based on 217 responses
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    38%
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    37%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    12%
  • Not sure.
    9%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    5%

Chicago Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    128
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    22.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    51.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    337.4
    national  135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    287.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,046.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    799
    national  284

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