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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 64%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrayslake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime195n/a (estimate)9312,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape5n/a23.946.042.6
Robbery3n/a14.3111.586.2
Assault19n/a90.7239.7246.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)129404381
Burglary28n/a133.7306.7376.0
Theft134n/a639.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a28.6153.8228.9
Property crime168n/a (estimate)8021,9332,200

Key findings

  • Grayslake crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grayslake are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Grayslake you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grayslake is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grayslake has decreased by 16%

Grayslake crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Grayslake (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Grayslake on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Grayslake (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.51 times less than the state average and 2.77 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Grayslake on a daily basis are 3.13 times less than than Illinois average and 2.95 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grayslake are 2.41 times less than the daily state average and 2.74 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Grayslake (higher is better)

      Is Grayslake safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Grayslake to other cities in the state and across the country, Grayslake is 59% safer than other cities of Illinois and 74% safer than other cities in the nation. Grayslake has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grayslake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grayslake is 1 in 776
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grayslake is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grayslake is 1 in 108
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Grayslake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 776. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 125 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Grayslake is 1 in 108.

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

      Determining whether Grayslake is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Grayslake violent crime rates have increased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Grayslake has decreased by 16% in the same time frame.

      Grayslake police department

      ItemGrayslakeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Grayslake, IL21,053129802931

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ruskin, FL21,0564592,7193,178
      Golden Valley, MN21,0401011,8901,992
      Ferguson, MO21,0356244,5785,203
      Hays, KS21,0734312,5863,017
      Ashland, OR21,0021793,2963,475
      Grayslake, IL21,053129802931
      Source: The Grayslake, 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.