Average: 258.9 Violent crime rate in 2004 Chicago: 716.9.S.Average: 216.6 Property crime rate in 2015 Chicago: 257.1.S.

In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Chicago to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the.S.A.This makes Chicago a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Chicago's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population.Within Illinois, more than 96 of the communities have a lower crime rate than Chicago.