Reported Annual Crime In Crystal Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrystal Lake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime639n/a (estimate)1,5882,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrystal Lake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.07.85.3
Rape11n/a27.343.441.7
Robbery9n/a22.4137.298.0
Assault31n/a77.1250.4248.9
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)132439383
Burglary39n/a96.9339.5430.4
Theft540n/a1,342.31,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a17.4163.1237.4
Property crime586n/a (estimate)1,4572,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Crystal Lake, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Crystal Lake, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Crystal Lake, IL crime rate is 35% lower than the Illinois average and is 42% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Crystal Lake, IL has a violent crime rate that is 70% lower than the Illinois average and 66% lower than the national average. For property crime, Crystal Lake, IL is 28% lower than the Illinois average and 38% lower than the national average.
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The Crystal Lake crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Crystal 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 Crystal Lake crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Crystal Lake is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.35 daily crimes that occur in Crystal Lake.
  • Crystal Lake is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Crystal Lake you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Crystal Lake has decreased by 21%.

Compare Crystal Lake, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Crystal Lake, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Crystal Lake, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the Illinois average and 1.73 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Crystal Lake, IL is 3.33 times less than the Illinois average and 2.91 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Crystal Lake, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the Illinois average and 1.62 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Crystal Lake (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Crystal Lake, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Crystal Lake, IL being safer than 50% of cities in Illinois and 66% 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 Crystal Lake, IL. In conclusion, Crystal Lake, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crystal Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crystal Lake is 1 in 760
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crystal Lake is 1 in 69
The chance of being a victim of crime in Crystal Lake is 1 in 63
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Crystal Lake, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Crystal Lake, IL, then there is a 1 in 760 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 69. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 63 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Crystal Lake, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Crystal Lake (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Crystal Lake, 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 Crystal Lake, IL has decreased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Crystal Lake, IL has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Crystal Lake, IL has decreased by 21% year to year.

Crystal Lake police department

ItemCrystal LakeIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7230,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 72 Crystal Lake police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.3% less than the Illinois average and 45.7% 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
McCullom Lake, IL1,011000
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59024243267
Lake in the Hills, IL28,90887212299
Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860240300
Bull Valley, IL1,21362282344
Prairie Grove, IL1,70462282344
Port Barrington, IL1,49068312380
Crystal Lake, IL40,4751321,4571,588

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fitchburg, MA40,4417391,8322,571
Warren, OH40,4335734,0564,629
Huntsville, TX40,4323841,6212,006
Channelview, TX40,5346183,6094,227
Streamwood, IL40,5524992,2842,783
Crystal Lake, IL40,4751321,4571,588
Source: The Crystal Lake, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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