Crime in West Dundee, Illinois

West Dundee's crime rate

There were 111 crimes reported in West Dundee, Illinois in 2019, the most recent year crime data is available. Adjusted for population, the city’s annual crime rate is 1,323 incidents for every 100,000 people.

How does West Dundee compare?

West Dundee has a lower overall crime rate than the majority of U.S. cities. For comparison, the national total crime rate is 2,489 incidents for every 100,000 people.

West Dundee's overall crime rate is 41% lower than the overall crime rate in Illinois. Statewide, there were 285,545 crimes reported in 2019, or 2,253 for every 100,000 people.

What types of crimes are being committed?

The FBI's crime rate includes seven crime categories: three property crimes -- larceny, burglary, and motor vehicle theft, and four violent crimes -- aggravated assault, robbery, rape, and murder.

Property crime

The vast majority of crimes in America are property crimes, accounting for 85% of total crimes in 2019. In West Dundee, however, property crimes account for about 97% of all offenses.

Despite accounting for a higher than average share of total offenses, property crime is less prevalent in West Dundee than it is nationwide. There were 108 property crimes in West Dundee in 2019, or 1,288 for every 100,000 residents. Meanwhile, the national property crime rate is 2,110 incidents per 100,000 people.

Larceny

Larceny is by far the most common type of property crime in the U.S. It is also the most commonly committed type of property crime in West Dundee. There were 98 larcenies reported in West Dundee in 2019, or 1,168 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, the larceny rate is 1,550 per 100,000.

Burglary

There were 7 break-ins reported in West Dundee in 2019, or 84 for every 100,000 residents. For reference, there were 341 reported burglaries for every 100,000 people nationwide in 2019.

Motor Vehicle Theft

Across the United States, the annual motor vehicle theft rate is 220 for every 100,000 people. In West Dundee, meanwhile, there were 3 motor vehicle thefts in 2019, or 36 for every 100,000 people.

Violent crime

Violent crime accounts for a relatively small share of crimes nationwide. These offenses, which are generally more egregious than property crimes, account for about 15% of the nearly 8.2 million offenses reported across the U.S. in 2019. In West Dundee, however, violent offenses account for a much smaller 3% share of all reported crime.

At 36 incidents for every 100,000 people, the violent crime rate in West Dundee is well below the national violent crime rate of 379 offenses per 100,000 people. Law enforcement in West Dundee reported a total of 3 violent crimes in 2019.

Aggravated Assault

Despite being by far the most common type of violent crime reported in the U.S., there were no aggravated assaults reported in West Dundee in 2019. Nationwide, 250 aggravated assaults were reported for every 100,000 people.

Robbery

Robbery is the second most common type of violent crime in America, but there were no robberies reported in West Dundee in 2019. The national robbery rate was 86 per 100,000 in 2019.

Rape

There were 3 rapes reported in West Dundee in 2019, or 36 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, there were 139,815 rapes in 2019, a rate of 43 per 100,000 people.

Murder

While there were 16,425 murders nationwide in 2019, none were reported in West Dundee.

West Dundee compared to other cities in Illinois

West Dundee has a lower crime rate than the majority of all comparable cities in Illinois. To be considered comparable, a city must have a complete 2019 FBI crime report and population of 5,000 or more.

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