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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsLake View/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106,2742,376 (estimate)3,9262,2532,489
Murder492n/a18.26.65.0
Rape1,761n/a65.148.042.6
Robbery7,983n/a294.998.481.6
Assault15,296n/a565.0254.0250.2
Violent crime25,532395 (estimate)943407379
Burglary9,578n/a353.8271.7340.5
Theft62,083n/a2,293.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft9,081n/a335.5148.2219.9
Property crime80,7421,981 (estimate)2,9831,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lake View crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake View are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Lake View you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake View is safer than 75% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Lake View (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake View is 1 in 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake View is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake View is 1 in 43

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

      Chicago police department

      ItemLake ViewChicagoIllinois
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,76630,690
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.72.6

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331106494601
      Winnetka, IL12,4378637645
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Glencoe, IL8,87023720743
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,0724,3195,392
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727322,3833,115
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587084,3245,033
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      Source: The Lake View, Chicago, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.