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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 17%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFox Lake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime279n/a (estimate)2,6682,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape9n/a86.148.042.6
Robbery1n/a9.698.481.6
Assault10n/a95.6254.0250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)191407379
Burglary29n/a277.3271.7340.5
Theft218n/a2,084.71,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a114.8148.2219.9
Property crime259n/a (estimate)2,4771,8472,110

Key findings

  • Fox Lake crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fox Lake are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Fox Lake you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fox Lake is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fox Lake has increased by 3%

Fox Lake crime map

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The Fox Lake crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fox Lake 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 Fox Lake crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fox Lake, IL per 100,000 people. In Fox Lake, the total number of daily crimes is 1.18 times more than the Illinois average and 1.07 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fox Lake is 2.13 times less than the Illinois average and 1.98 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fox Lake has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times more than the Illinois average and 1.17 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fox Lake (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fox Lake in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fox Lake safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fox Lake being safer than 28% of cities in Illinois and 40% of cities across the United States. 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 Fox Lake. In conclusion, Fox Lake ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fox Lake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fox Lake is 1 in 523
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fox Lake is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fox Lake is 1 in 38
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fox Lake? In Fox Lake, IL you have a 1 in 523 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fox Lake.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Fox Lake is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Fox Lake has increased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Fox Lake has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Fox Lake has increased by 3% year to year.

      Fox Lake police department

      ItemFox LakeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 27 Fox Lake police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4% less than the Illinois average and 21.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357259316
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Genoa City, WI3,0230334334
      Fox Lake, IL10,4341912,4772,668

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Perrine, FL10,4354612,6163,077
      East Whittier, CA10,4354232,2342,657
      Hull, MA10,4374527791,231
      Melvindale, MI10,4374582,2992,757
      Collegedale, TN10,438841,8611,945
      Fox Lake, IL10,4341912,4772,668
      Source: The Fox Lake, 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.