Reported Annual Crime In Cedar Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Lake/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)1,7952,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Lake/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.45.64.9
Rape6n/a50.336.338.6
Robbery1n/a8.4107.4101.9
Assault6n/a50.3238.2237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)117388373
Burglary35n/a293.6519.8491.4
Theft156n/a1,308.51,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a75.5204.2220.2
Property crime200n/a (estimate)1,6782,5962,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Cedar Lake, IN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 40% lower than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 37% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cedar Lake, IN shows a crime rate that is 70% lower than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cedar Lake, IN is shown to be 35% lower than the Indiana average and 33% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cedar Lake is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.92 daily crimes that occur in Cedar Lake.
  • Cedar Lake is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cedar Lake you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cedar Lake has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Cedar Lake (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Cedar Lake, IN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Indiana as well as national figures. In Cedar Lake, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times less than the Indiana average and 1.59 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Cedar Lake, IN are 3.30 times less than the Indiana average and 3.17 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Cedar Lake, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times less than the Indiana average and 1.48 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Cedar Lake (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Cedar Lake, IN in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Indiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Cedar Lake, IN to other cities in the state and across the country, Cedar Lake, IN is 75% safer than other cities of Indiana and 66% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Indiana cities and all around the United States, Cedar Lake, IN has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Cedar Lake, IN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cedar Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cedar Lake is 1 in 852
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cedar Lake is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cedar Lake is 1 in 56
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Cedar Lake, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Cedar Lake, IN, you have a 1 in 852 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 60. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Cedar Lake, IN is 1 in 56.

Year Over Year Crime In Cedar Lake (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Cedar Lake, IN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Cedar Lake, IN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 31% in Cedar Lake, IN, while property crimes in Cedar Lake, IN have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Cedar Lake, IN have decreased by 13% year over year.

Cedar Lake police department

ItemCedar LakeIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)248,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 24 Cedar Lake police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.3% less than the Indiana average and 36.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. John, IN15,45618530548
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048106549655
Winfield, IN4,888101674775
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,334103686789
Lowell, IN9,347127817944
Cedar Lake, IN11,6531171,6781,795

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Lower Burrell, PA11,653781,6121,691
Bridgeton, MO11,6545917,4067,997
Lakeland Highlands, FL11,6493141,9122,226
Johnstown, CO11,63921476497
Gladstone, OR11,6682572,9083,164
Cedar Lake, IN11,6531171,6781,795
Source: The Cedar Lake, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.