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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleGrayslake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime191n/a (estimate)9152,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a19.248.042.6
Robbery3n/a14.498.481.6
Assault6n/a28.7254.0250.2
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)62407379
Burglary20n/a95.8271.7340.5
Theft151n/a723.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft7n/a33.5148.2219.9
Property crime178n/a (estimate)8521,8472,110

Key findings

  • Grayslake crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grayslake are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Grayslake you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grayslake is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grayslake has decreased by 2%

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 2.46 times less than the state average and 2.72 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Grayslake on a daily basis are 6.54 times less than than Illinois average and 6.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grayslake are 2.17 times less than the daily state average and 2.48 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 71% safer than other cities of Illinois and 81% 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 1607
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grayslake is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grayslake is 1 in 110
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Grayslake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1607. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 118 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 110.

      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 decreased by 52%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Grayslake has decreased by 2% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457259316
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Genoa City, WI3,0230334334
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      Grayslake, IL21,05362852915

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ruskin, FL21,0564502,5573,008
      Golden Valley, MN21,040822,1112,193
      Ferguson, MO21,0352714,8445,115
      Hays, KS21,0732681,7131,981
      Ashland, OR21,0021352,2552,391
      Grayslake, IL21,05362852915
      Source: The Grayslake, 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.