Reported Annual Crime In Lake Forest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime116n/a (estimate)5982,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.3102.8
Assault4n/a20.6250.5248.5
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)21436386
Burglary14n/a72.1374.9468.9
Theft98n/a504.91,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0155.5236.9
Property crime112n/a (estimate)5772,0492,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lake Forest, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lake Forest, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lake Forest, IL crime rates are 76% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 79% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lake Forest, IL has a rate that is 95% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 95% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lake Forest, IL is 72% lower than its state's mean, and 76% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Forest is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.64 daily crimes that occur in Lake Forest.
  • Lake Forest is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Forest you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Forest has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Forest (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lake Forest, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lake Forest, IL are 4.16 times less than the Illinois average and 4.75 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lake Forest, IL are 21.17 times less than than Illinois and 18.75 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lake Forest, IL are 3.55 times less than than Illinois and 4.25 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Forest (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lake Forest, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lake Forest, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Forest, IL is 88% safer than other cities of Illinois and 92% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Lake Forest, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lake Forest, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Forest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 4853
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 168
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lake Forest, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lake Forest, IL you have a 1 in 4853 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 174 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Forest, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Forest (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lake Forest, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lake Forest, IL has not changed, the amount of property crime in Lake Forest, IL has decreased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in Lake Forest, IL has decreased by 21% year to year.

Lake Forest police department

ItemLake ForestIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
There are a total of 54 Lake Forest police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.8% greater than the Illinois average and 14.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,5901287100
Golf, IL5330198198
Third Lake, IL1,26666312379
North Barrington, IL2,97268321390
Lincolnshire, IL7,29127426453
Knollwood, IL1,72980375455
Kenilworth, IL2,6130468468
Lake Forest, IL18,88121577598

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sylvania, OH18,8822151,8442,059
Oroville, CA18,8848648,1499,012
Mayfield Heights, OH18,8782832,4302,713
Niles, OH18,8772862,8273,113
Brook Park, OH18,8753482,9913,340
Lake Forest, IL18,88121577598
Source: The Lake Forest, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.