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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 41%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Fayette/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,641 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)658 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,983 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • La Fayette crime rates are 46% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Fayette are 73% higher than the national average
  • In La Fayette you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Fayette is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Fayette has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In La Fayette (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Fayette

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Fayette is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Fayette is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Fayette is 1 in 28

      Year Over Year Crime In La Fayette (per 100,000 people)

      La Fayette police department

      ItemLa FayetteIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      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

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      Cambridge, IL2,16296529626
      Princeville, IL1,999176799975
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      Toulon, IL1,3882039191,122
      Galva, IL2,5252261,0251,251
      Oak Run, IL5282841,2871,571
      Bishop Hill, IL1475432,4623,005
      La Fayette, IL2206582,9833,641

      Cities with similar population

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      Hull, GA2204162,9013,317
      Uriah, AL2207483,9164,664
      Dalton, WI2203982,0012,399
      Petersham, MA2202831,0181,301
      Soper, OK2206194,0734,692
      La Fayette, IL2206582,9833,641
      Source: The La Fayette, 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.