Reported Annual Crime In Lemont

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLemont/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime146n/a (estimate)8632,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLemont/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape3n/a17.738.340.4
Robbery1n/a5.9139.3102.8
Assault2n/a11.8250.5248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)35436386
Burglary19n/a112.2374.9468.9
Theft113n/a667.61,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a47.3155.5236.9
Property crime140n/a (estimate)8272,0492,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lemont, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Lemont, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Lemont, IL averages 65% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 70% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lemont, IL is 92% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 91% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 60% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 66% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lemont, IL area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockdale, IL2,151103154257
Western Springs, IL13,1330260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169367436
Homer Glen, IL24,38525475500
Willow Springs, IL5,67753491544
Palos Hills, IL17,54591478569
Winfield, IL9,54331584615
Lemont, IL16,58735827863

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lemont is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.36 daily crimes that occur in Lemont.
  • Lemont is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lemont you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lemont has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Lemont (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lemont, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lemont, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 2.88 times less than the state average and 3.29 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lemont, IL on a daily bases are 12.31 times less than than Illinois average and 10.90 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lemont, IL are 2.48 times less than the daily state average and 2.96 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lemont (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lemont, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lemont, IL ranks safer than 80% of every city located within Illinois along with 87% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Lemont, IL. As a result, Lemont, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lemont

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lemont is 1 in 2822
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lemont is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lemont is 1 in 116
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lemont, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lemont, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2822. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 121 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lemont, IL is 1 in 116.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lemont, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Lemont, IL has increased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Lemont, IL has decreased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lemont, IL has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lemont police department

ItemLemontIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 32 Lemont police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the Illinois average and 38.8% 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
Hazel Park, MI16,5873312,2182,549
Griffith, IN16,5831352,3712,506
Imperial, CA16,58340415455
Sunset, FL16,6022321,4471,679
Opelousas, LA16,6051,5107,9919,501
Lemont, IL16,58735827863
Source: The Lemont, 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.