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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 89%
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 peopleLacon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7n/a (estimate)4052,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault3n/a173.7254.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)174407379
Burglary1n/a57.9271.7340.5
Theft3n/a173.71,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime4n/a (estimate)2321,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lacon crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lacon are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Lacon you have a 1 in 247 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lacon is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lacon has decreased by 64%

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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 576
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lacon is 1 in 432
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lacon is 1 in 247

      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, IL1,35191412503
      Toluca, IL1,31679631710
      Rome, IL1,754174788962
      Washburn, IL1,0071978951,092
      Chillicothe, IL6,1694127081,120
      Henry, IL2,3482109521,162
      Hopewell, IL4153751,7002,075
      Lacon, IL1,837174232405

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forsyth, MT1,8371648911,055
      Loxley, AL1,837157824981
      Concord, AL1,8371628501,012
      Osgood, IN1,8371658781,043
      South Temple, PA1,837125572696
      Lacon, IL1,837174232405
      Source: The Lacon, 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.