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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 58%
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 peopleLake of the Woods/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,091 (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)197 (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)894 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lake of the Woods crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake of the Woods are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Lake of the Woods you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake of the Woods is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake of the Woods has decreased by 4%

Lake of the Woods crime map

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The Lake of the Woods crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake of the Woods as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lake of the Woods crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lake of the Woods (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake of the Woods

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 508
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 112
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake of the Woods is 1 in 92

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake of the Woods (per 100,000 people)

      Lake of the Woods police department

      ItemLake of the WoodsIllinoisNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tolono, IL3,10158580638
      Mahomet, IL7,996114557671
      Monticello, IL5,609215484699
      Philo, IL1,627152690842
      Thomasboro, IL1,12291823914
      Fisher, IL1,98901,0171,017
      Farmer City, IL2,0772019141,115
      Lake of the Woods, IL2,6871978941,091

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Durham, CT2,68765501565
      Dennison, OH2,6870308308
      Seagraves, TX2,6875511,0671,618
      Hanapepe, HI2,6871321,3101,442
      Somerset, WI2,686135678814
      Lake of the Woods, IL2,6871978941,091
      Source: The Lake of the Woods, 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.