F
Total crime 4%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 10%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Lawndale/100k peopleChicago/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113,8702,689 (estimate)4,1882,3372,580
Murder563n/a20.76.95.0
Rape1,798n/a66.146.042.6
Robbery9,684n/a356.1111.586.2
Assault15,312n/a563.1239.7246.8
Violent crime27,357706 (estimate)1,006404381
Burglary11,686n/a429.8306.7376.0
Theft64,695n/a2,379.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft10,132n/a372.6153.8228.9
Property crime86,5131,983 (estimate)3,1821,9332,200

Key findings

  • South Lawndale crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Lawndale are 85% higher than the national average
  • In South Lawndale you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Lawndale is safer than 52% of the cities in Illinois
  • Year over year crime in Chicago has decreased by 4%

South Lawndale crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The South Lawndale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Lawndale as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The South Lawndale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around South Lawndale

See all the best places to live around South Lawndale

Compare Chicago, IL Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in South Lawndale?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in South Lawndale?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all South Lawndale poll results

      Daily Crime In South Lawndale (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is South Lawndale (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Lawndale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Lawndale is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Lawndale is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Lawndale is 1 in 38

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

      Chicago police department

      ItemSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
      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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0063,1824,188

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,0264,0105,036
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247333,4924,225
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727482,5133,261
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3586273,9944,621
      Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0063,1824,188
      Source: The South Lawndale, Chicago, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.