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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleLacon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)1,1362,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault4n/a227.3239.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)227404381
Burglary3n/a170.5306.7376.0
Theft13n/a738.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)9091,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lacon crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lacon are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Lacon you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lacon is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lacon has increased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Lacon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lacon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lacon is 1 in 440
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lacon is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lacon is 1 in 88

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

      Lacon police department

      ItemLaconIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.02.63.3
      There are a total of 2 Lacon police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.7% less than the Illinois average and 68% 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
      Dunlap, IL1,35190432522
      Toluca, IL1,316233700933
      Rome, IL1,754173825998
      Washburn, IL1,0071969371,133
      Henry, IL2,3482231,3351,558
      Chillicothe, IL6,1693411,6091,950
      Hopewell, IL4153721,7802,152
      Lacon, IL1,8372279091,136

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Osgood, IN1,8371709701,140
      Forsyth, MT1,8371521,0141,166
      Loxley, AL1,8371608681,028
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      South Temple, PA1,837125607732
      Lacon, IL1,8372279091,136
      Source: The Lacon, 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.