Reported Annual Crime In Lansing

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLansing/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,999n/a (estimate)7,0522,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLansing/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.58.25.3
Rape10n/a35.338.340.4
Robbery70n/a246.9139.3102.8
Assault32n/a112.9250.5248.5
Violent crime113n/a (estimate)399436386
Burglary271n/a956.0374.9468.9
Theft1,527n/a5,386.81,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft88n/a310.4155.5236.9
Property crime1,886n/a (estimate)6,6532,0492,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lansing, IL 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 184% higher than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 149% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lansing, IL shows a crime rate that is 9% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 3% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lansing, IL is shown to be 225% higher than the Illinois average and 171% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Beecher, IL4,56867582649
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048120565686
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Palos Heights, IL12,57216693709
St. John, IN15,45624737761
Winfield, IN4,888105672778
Lansing, IL28,4863996,6537,052

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lansing is 149% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.32 daily crimes that occur in Lansing.
  • Lansing is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lansing you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lansing has increased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In Lansing (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lansing, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Lansing, IL total amount of daily offenses is 2.84 times more than the Illinois average and 2.49 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lansing, IL is 1.09 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.03 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lansing, IL has a daily crime figure that is 3.25 times more than the Illinois average and 2.71 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Lansing (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lansing, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lansing, IL being safer than 3% of cities in Illinois and 9% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lansing, IL. In conclusion, Lansing, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lansing

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lansing is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lansing is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lansing is 1 in 15
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Lansing, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Lansing, IL, then there is a 1 in 251 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 16. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 15 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Lansing, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Lansing (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Lansing, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Lansing, IL has increased by 36% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 36% year over year. Total crimes for Lansing, IL has increased by 36% in the same time frame.

Lansing police department

ItemLansingIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
There are a total of 74 Lansing police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% less than the Illinois average and 20.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nicholasville, KY28,4831763,5093,685
Kaysville, UT28,48058879937
Garfield Heights, OH28,4924213,6184,039
Prairieville, LA28,4653512,0432,394
Myrtle Beach, SC28,4551,68813,79315,481
Lansing, IL28,4863996,6537,052
Source: The Lansing, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.