Chicago Crime Rate Report (Illinois)

Chicago crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Chicago for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Chicago in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 148.31% and the city property crime rate in Chicago was higher than the national property crime rate average by 44%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Chicago was higher than the violent crime rate in Illinois by 130.33% and the city property crime rate in Chicago was higher than the property crime rate in Illinois by 58.02%.
Chicago Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Chicago Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Chicago Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault13,757
ArsonN/A
Burglary26,203
Forcible RapeN/A
Larceny and Theft74,764
Motor Vehicle Theft19,078
Murder and Manslaughter432
Robbery14,213
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)173,951
Property Crime120,045
Violent Crime28,402
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault9,138
Arson0
Burglary26,088
Forcible Rape0
Larceny and Theft65,967
Motor Vehicle Theft12,312
Murder and Manslaughter312
Robbery13,256
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)158,050
Property Crime104,144
Violent Crime22,706

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Chicago Property Crime Chicago Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Chicago Crime 2010 Chicago Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Chicago Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Chicago Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Chicago, Illinois crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Chicago crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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