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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 83%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Villa/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42n/a (estimate)4812,3372,580
Murder1n/a11.56.95.0
Rape4n/a45.846.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault4n/a45.8239.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)103404381
Burglary3n/a34.4306.7376.0
Theft29n/a332.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a11.5153.8228.9
Property crime33n/a (estimate)3781,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lake Villa crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Villa are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Villa you have a 1 in 208 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Villa is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Villa has decreased by 50%

Lake Villa crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lake Villa on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lake Villa (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 4.86 times less than the state average and 5.36 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Lake Villa on a daily basis are 3.92 times less than than Illinois average and 3.69 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lake Villa are 5.11 times less than the daily state average and 5.82 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Lake Villa (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lake Villa, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Lake Villa safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Lake Villa is safer than 75% of Illinois cities, and 84% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lake Villa. At this time, Lake Villa sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Villa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Villa is 1 in 970
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Villa is 1 in 265
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Villa is 1 in 208
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lake Villa, Illinois you have a 1 in 970 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 265 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 208 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Villa.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lake Villa, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Lake Villa has decreased by 39%, the amount of property crime in Lake Villa has decreased by 52%, and the total amount of crime in Lake Villa has decreased by 50% year over year.

      Lake Villa police department

      ItemLake VillaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Lake Villa police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the Illinois average and 40.4% 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
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357271328
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pitman, NJ8,91646552598
      Atoka, TN8,91797871967
      Pulaski, VA8,9183102,9593,268
      Purcellville, VA8,914129456585
      Cape St. Claire, MD8,9183451,4971,842
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      Source: The Lake Villa, 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.