Reported Annual Crime In Oak Lawn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Lawn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime887n/a (estimate)1,5532,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Lawn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape8n/a14.037.538.6
Robbery22n/a38.5115.9101.9
Assault41n/a71.8224.6237.8
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)124384373
Burglary107n/a187.4361.1491.4
Theft671n/a1,174.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft38n/a66.5137.3220.2
Property crime816n/a (estimate)1,4291,9892,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Oak Lawn, IL. All reported Oak Lawn, 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 Oak Lawn, IL overall crime rate is 35% lower than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 46% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Oak Lawn, IL, the rate is 68% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 67% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Oak Lawn, IL comes in at 28% lower than to the average seen in Illinois, and 43% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,0667314322
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
La Grange Park, IL13,62422577599
Oak Lawn, IL56,9691241,4291,553

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Lawn is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.26 daily crimes that occur in Oak Lawn.
  • Oak Lawn is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Lawn you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Lawn has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Lawn (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Oak Lawn, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Oak Lawn, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.53 times less than the Illinois average and 1.84 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Oak Lawn, IL is 3.09 times less than the Illinois average and 3.00 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Oak Lawn, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the Illinois average and 1.74 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Oak Lawn (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Oak Lawn, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Oak Lawn, IL being safer than 48% of cities in Illinois and 68% 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 Oak Lawn, IL. In conclusion, Oak Lawn, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Lawn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Lawn is 1 in 805
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Lawn is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Lawn is 1 in 65
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Oak Lawn, 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 Oak Lawn, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 805. 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 70 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 Oak Lawn, IL is 1 in 65.

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Lawn (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Oak Lawn, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Oak Lawn, IL has decreased by 21% and the rate of property crime in Oak Lawn, IL has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Oak Lawn, IL has decreased by 19% year to year.

Oak Lawn police department

ItemOak LawnIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
There are a total of 127 Oak Lawn police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.8% less than the Illinois average and 31.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kokomo, IN56,9587633,0403,803
Medford, MA56,9811851,3181,503
Auburn, AL56,9862162,6142,830
Ocala, FL56,9186535,2415,894
Novi, MI56,887521,2861,339
Oak Lawn, IL56,9691241,4291,553
Source: The Oak Lawn, 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.