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2019 Compare Crime Rates:
Chicago, IL vs Houston, TX

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 Chicago, ILHouston, TXUnited States
 49.950.422.7
 46.363.235.4

The Crime Indices range from 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime). Our crime rates are based on FBI data.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

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.


  Cities with the Least Crime Near Chicago, IllinoisCrime Index
 McCullom Lake, IL6.0
 Hawthorn Woods, IL7.1
 Tower Lakes, IL7.4
 Inverness, IL7.5
 Prairie Grove, IL7.6
 Malta, IL7.6
 Golf, IL8.0
 Western Springs, IL8.1
 Lakewood, IL8.3
 Wayne, IL8.3

Reviews for Chicago    258 Reviews
not as bad as you think - 10/29/2019
I lived in the city my whole life I loved... Read More

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Horrible - 9/5/2019
Lived there for 40 years, worse place in the nation. The weather is nice about 3% of the time, terrible roads, angry people, expediently growing corruption, and taxes... Read More

A Living Hell - 6/5/2019
I grew up here, and have lived many places in the city & suburbs. I've also lived in other states, so I know what life is like elsewhere. As of 6/2019, this is the... Read More

Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

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ZIPS IN CHICAGO, IL
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total
ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TX
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total

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