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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 78%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLanark/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7n/a (estimate)5312,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a75.848.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)76407379
Burglary2n/a151.6271.7340.5
Theft4n/a303.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime6n/a (estimate)4551,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lanark crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lanark are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Lanark you have a 1 in 189 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lanark is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lanark has increased by 611%

Lanark crime map

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      Daily Crime In Lanark (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lanark

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lanark is 1 in 1320
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lanark is 1 in 220
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lanark is 1 in 189

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

      Lanark police department

      ItemLanarkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      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
      Shannon, IL6460574574
      Milledgeville, IL1,052106635741
      Polo, IL2,131229734963
      Forreston, IL1,7711908631,053
      Mount Carroll, IL1,5651928701,062
      Freeport, IL24,7842112,0992,310
      Thomson, IL5635182,3512,869
      Lanark, IL1,54276455531

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hancock, MD1,5420390390
      Paradis, LA1,5422091,2011,409
      Union Point, GA1,5421771,2341,411
      Nicholson, GA1,5421591,1051,264
      Woodacre, CA1,54262327389
      Lanark, IL1,54276455531
      Source: The Lanark, 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.