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LIST: Illinois’ Safest Cities

BackgroundChecks.org put together a list of Illinois’ safest cities. The data was taken from from FBI crime statistics and includes crime levels and law enforcement worker to civilian ratios (by the way, they only included cities with a population of 10,000 or above).

The list put Warrenville in DuPage County and Deerfield on the north shore at the top of the list, highlighting their “award-winning public school systems and thriving local economies.”

Here are the top 10 safest cities:

  1. Warrenville
  2. Deerfield
  3. Elk Grove Village
  4. Burr Ridge
  5. Wood Dale
  6. Mundelein
  7. Winnetka
  8. Lake Zurich
  9. Vernon Hills
  10. Buffalo Grove

Chicago wound up coming in at No. 75 out of 100.

These five cities ranked at the bottom.

  • 108. Riverdale
  • 109. Champaign
  • 110. Springfield
  • 111. Rockford
  • 112. Danville

Danielle Tufano

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