Reported Annual Crime In Lincoln

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime383n/a (estimate)2,7202,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape4n/a28.437.538.6
Robbery9n/a63.9115.9101.9
Assault28n/a198.8224.6237.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)291384373
Burglary53n/a376.4361.1491.4
Theft274n/a1,945.81,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft15n/a106.5137.3220.2
Property crime342n/a (estimate)2,4291,9892,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lincoln, IL. All reported Lincoln, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Lincoln, IL overall crime rate is 15% higher than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 5% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lincoln, IL, the rate is 24% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 22% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lincoln, IL comes in at 22% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 2% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lincoln is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.45 daily crimes that occur in Lincoln.
  • Lincoln is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lincoln you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lincoln has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Lincoln (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lincoln, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Lincoln, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.15 times more than the Illinois average and 1.05 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lincoln, IL is 1.32 times less than the Illinois average and 1.28 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lincoln, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lincoln (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lincoln, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lincoln, IL ranks safer than 22% of every city located within Illinois along with 38% 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 Lincoln, IL. As a result, Lincoln, IL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincoln

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincoln is 1 in 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincoln is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincoln is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lincoln, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lincoln, IL you have a 1 in 344 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lincoln, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lincoln, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lincoln, IL has decreased by 41%, the amount of property crime in Lincoln, IL has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Lincoln, IL has decreased by 20% year to year.

Lincoln police department

ItemLincolnIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 27 Lincoln police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the Illinois average and 42.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Pulaski, IL1,257197132329
Williamsville, IL1,668137710847
McLean, IL841122853974
Atlanta, IL1,2431779151,092
Cornland, IL514812,4902,971
Lincoln, IL14,3822912,4292,720

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Graham, NC14,3845723,7194,291
Hartselle, AL14,3933512,2122,564
Antioch, IL14,395901,2361,327
Englewood, FL14,3664612,8053,266
Halawa, HI14,3632493,2263,476
Lincoln, IL14,3822912,4292,720
Source: The Lincoln, IL 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.