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CrimeChicago, ILUnited States
Violent Crime62.841.4
Property Crime57.543.5

Chicago, IL, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 63. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Chicago, IL, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 58. 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. The US average is 43.5.

Chicago Crime SperlingViews

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)Crime: Open... (read more)Corruption and Crime (the co-joined twins): Do not consider moving to the Chicago area. Just visit to experience the multitude of activities that are here. Then leave. High property and sales taxes, incessant... (read more)Have an opinion about Chicago? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Chicago Click Here