Thornton, IL Arrest Records

Thornton, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.19 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 240th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Thornton, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 15.12 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 30 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 11.11% compared to 2015.

Thornton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Thornton 2016 increased by 10.81% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 2 to 3 while non-violent crime increased by 8.57% from 35 to 38.

5 Crimes In Thornton, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 30
Burglary 7
Legacy rape 1
Robbery 1
Aggravated assault 1

Other Cities in Illinois with the Most Arrests

Among the 451 cities in state the most dangerous is Chicago with 30,126 violent crimes that’s 59.18% of total of 50,906. Sauget has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 28 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Cherry Valley 83.60
Danville 75.04
Lansing 70.52
Oak Brook 70.36
Cairo 67.44

Safest Cities in Illinois

Are you planning a move to Illinois? Here are the safest cities in Illinois with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Thornton is 1 out of 199 up by 0.11% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Channahon and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pawnee.

City Arrests
Pawnee 1.11
Mount Olive 2.51
Channahon 2.78
Aviston 2.85
Glasford 3.00

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Thornton increased by 50% from 2015 and increased by 50% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Thornton was 74.56% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.119%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Thornton increased by 8.57% from 2015 and decreased by 2.56% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 39 to 38. In 2016 property crime rate in Thornton was 46.8% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.512%.

How Thornton stands up against other cities

Thornton vs. Carthage

You’ll be in more risk in Thornton compared to Carthage that had 49.2% lower crime rate compared to Thornton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3979 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3946 in Carthage city.
Larceny rates of 11.9379 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.7624 in Carthage.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Thornton is 0.51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.47 daily crimes that occur in Thornton.
  • Thornton is more violent than Carthage.
  • In Thornton you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Thornton have increased by 10.81%.