Reported Annual Crime In Lake Forest

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,000 (estimate)2,4502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a43.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a137.298.0
Assaultn/an/an/a250.4248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)179 (estimate)439394
Burglaryn/an/an/a339.5430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.1237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)820 (estimate)2,0112,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Forest is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.74 daily crimes that occur in Lake Forest.
  • Lake Forest is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Forest you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Forest has increased by 32%.

Compare Lake Forest, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

How Safe is Lake Forest (higher is better)

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 559
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 101

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

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
Golf, IL533000
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59024243267
Third Lake, IL1,26667307373
North Barrington, IL2,97269315384
Lincolnshire, IL7,29169372441
Kildeer, IL3,97625417442
Knollwood, IL1,72980368448
Lake Forest, IL18,8811798201,000

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sylvania, OH18,88232455487
Mayfield Heights, OH18,878691,0041,073
Oroville, CA18,8846507,4758,124
Niles, OH18,8773913,1763,567
Brook Park, OH18,8753462,8073,153
Lake Forest, IL18,8811798201,000
Source: The Lake Forest, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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