Reported Annual Crime In Lakewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15n/a (estimate)3872,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakewood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a25.843.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault1n/a25.8250.4248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)52439383
Burglary1n/a25.8339.5430.4
Theft12n/a309.41,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.1237.4
Property crime13n/a (estimate)3352,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lakewood, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Lakewood, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Lakewood, IL crime rate is 84% lower than the Illinois average and is 86% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lakewood, IL has a violent crime rate that is 88% lower than the Illinois average and 87% lower than the national average. For property crime, Lakewood, IL is 83% lower than the Illinois average and 86% lower than the national average.
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The Lakewood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lakewood as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lakewood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 259 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakewood has increased by 194%.

Compare Lakewood, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lakewood, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lakewood, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 6.33 times less than the state average and 7.10 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lakewood, IL on a daily bases are 8.51 times less than than Illinois average and 7.42 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lakewood, IL are 6.00 times less than the daily state average and 7.05 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lakewood (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lakewood, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lakewood, IL ranks safer than 88% of every city located within Illinois along with 91% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Lakewood, IL. As a result, Lakewood, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakewood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakewood is 1 in 1939
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakewood is 1 in 299
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakewood is 1 in 259
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lakewood, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lakewood, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1939. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 299 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lakewood, IL is 1 in 259.

Year Over Year Crime In Lakewood (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lakewood, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lakewood, IL has increased by 100%, the amount of property crime in Lakewood, IL has increased by 219%, and the total amount of crime in Lakewood, IL has increased by 193% year to year.

Lakewood police department

ItemLakewoodIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)930,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 9 Lakewood police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.8% less than the Illinois average and 28.2% 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
McCullom Lake, IL1,011000
Lake in the Hills, IL28,90887212299
Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860240300
Bull Valley, IL1,21362282344
Prairie Grove, IL1,70462282344
Port Barrington, IL1,49068312380
North Barrington, IL2,97269315384
Lakewood, IL4,11152335387

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Gibson, OK4,1113211,9042,225
Freeburg, IL4,11147950997
Rumford, ME4,1111413,6543,795
Oliver Springs, TN4,1102153,2263,441
Redland, AL4,1121679431,110
Lakewood, IL4,11152335387
Source: The Lakewood, 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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