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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 41%
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 Zurich/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)1,3252,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a5.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a5.0111.586.2
Assault3n/a15.1239.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)25404381
Burglary18n/a90.3306.7376.0
Theft238n/a1,194.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a15.1153.8228.9
Property crime259n/a (estimate)1,3001,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lake Zurich crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Zurich are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Zurich you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Zurich is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Zurich has decreased by 18%

Lake Zurich crime map

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

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lake Zurich, IL per 100,000 people. In Lake Zurich, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.76 times less than the Illinois average and 1.95 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Lake Zurich is 16.11 times less than the Illinois average and 15.17 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Lake Zurich has a daily crime rate that is 1.49 times less than the Illinois average and 1.69 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Lake Zurich (higher is better)

      How safe is Lake Zurich, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lake Zurich is safer than 64% of the cities in Illinois and 78% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Lake Zurich. Overall, Lake Zurich is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Zurich

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Zurich is 1 in 3987
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Zurich is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Zurich is 1 in 76
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lake Zurich? In Lake Zurich, IL you have a 1 in 3987 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 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Zurich.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Lake Zurich is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Lake Zurich has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Lake Zurich has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in Lake Zurich has decreased by 18% year to year.

      Lake Zurich police department

      ItemLake ZurichIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Lake Zurich police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% less than the Illinois average and 20.5% 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
      Gilberts, IL7,47936242279
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860241302
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357271328
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      Lake Zurich, IL19,950251,3001,325

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haslett, MI19,9513171,1681,485
      Franconia, VA19,935104866970
      Warrensburg, MO19,9323833,4003,783
      Louisville, CO19,97274427501
      Germantown, WI19,927402,1092,148
      Lake Zurich, IL19,950251,3001,325
      Source: The Lake Zurich, 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.