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Chicago, Illinois
Wilmington, Delaware
USA
 CRIME INDEX INFORMATION
The crime indicies range 1-100. A higher number corresponds with more crime. Our crime rates are based on FBI data.

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaugher, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. All violent crimes involve force or threat of force.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

 COMMENTS
Comments about Chicago

Dangerous City: I've lived in Chicago over 25 years and now I can't wait to leave. Chicago is broke and Mayor Emanuel has cut the police force, particularly in the nicer neighborhoods.... (read more)

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Comments about Wilmington

Location: There are many things to do in and around Wilmington. The location is great for culture and activities - Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC & New York City are all convenient... (read more)

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Cities with the Least Crime Near Chicago, IllinoisCrime Index
 Hawthorn Woods, IL9.5
 Inverness, IL9.6
 Wayne, IL10.35
 Green Oaks, IL10.7
 Prestbury, IL10.85
 Riverwoods, IL10.85
 Lakewood, IL10.9
 Western Springs, IL11.1
 Lake Bluff, IL11.2
 Tower Lakes, IL11.2

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