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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 37%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Petersburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,686 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)291 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,394 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lake Petersburg crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Petersburg are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Petersburg you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Petersburg is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Petersburg has decreased by 6%

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The Lake Petersburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake Petersburg 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 Petersburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Petersburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Petersburg is 1 in 344
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Petersburg is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Petersburg is 1 in 60

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

      Lake Petersburg police department

      ItemLake PetersburgIllinoisNational
      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

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      Leland Grove, IL1,62506767
      Ashland, IL1,26483333416
      Sherman, IL4,40463439502
      Pleasant Plains, IL8640750750
      Athens, IL2,0130842842
      Jerome, IL1,662172822994
      Petersburg, IL2,3332069871,193
      Lake Petersburg, IL6492911,3941,686

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      Simla, CO6494793,2263,705
      Fonda, NY6495422,2312,773
      Riverview, VA6493082,5672,875
      North Troy, VT6492571,9192,176
      Wickliffe, KY6492912,6952,986
      Lake Petersburg, IL6492911,3941,686
      Source: The Lake Petersburg, 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.