Reported Annual Crime In Cedar Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Lake/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime231n/a (estimate)1,9112,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Lake/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape3n/a24.837.740.4
Robbery1n/a8.3110.5102.8
Assault9n/a74.5249.9248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)108405386
Burglary44n/a364.1514.0468.9
Theft161n/a1,332.21,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft13n/a107.6222.1236.9
Property crime218n/a (estimate)1,8042,5892,451
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 36% lower than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cedar Lake, IN shows a crime rate that is 73% lower than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 72% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cedar Lake, IN is shown to be 30% lower than the Indiana average and 26% lower than the national average.

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The Cedar Lake crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cedar Lake as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Cedar Lake crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cedar Lake is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.24 daily crimes that occur in Cedar Lake.
  • Cedar Lake is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cedar Lake you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cedar Lake has increased by 6%.

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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 1.57 times less than the Indiana average and 1.48 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Cedar Lake, IN are 3.76 times less than the Indiana average and 3.59 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Cedar Lake, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times less than the Indiana average and 1.36 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 77% safer than other cities of Indiana and 65% 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 930
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cedar Lake is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cedar Lake is 1 in 53
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 930 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 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Cedar Lake, IN is 1 in 53.

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 8% in Cedar Lake, IN, while property crimes in Cedar Lake, IN have increased by 8%. Crimes in total for Cedar Lake, IN have increased by 6% year over year.

Cedar Lake police department

ItemCedar LakeIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)248,766558,732
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 36.3% 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
Beecher, IL4,26467582649
St. John, IN15,77724737761
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508112719831
Lowell, IN9,423127770897
Grant Park, IL1,272171802973
Winfield, IN5,233132842974
Dyer, IN16,133381,0951,132
Cedar Lake, IN11,8721081,8041,911

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Kelso, WA11,8714546,3466,800
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Alum Rock, CA11,8774632,6553,117
Blackfoot, ID11,8783763,0853,462
Magalia, CA11,8626273,5964,223
Cedar Lake, IN11,8721081,8041,911
Source: The Cedar Lake, IN 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.