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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleLaPlace/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,220 (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)557 (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)2,663 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • LaPlace crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in LaPlace are 46% higher than the national average
  • In LaPlace you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • LaPlace is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in LaPlace has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In LaPlace (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in LaPlace

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in LaPlace is 1 in 180
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in LaPlace is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in LaPlace is 1 in 32

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

      LaPlace police department

      ItemLaPlaceIllinoisNational
      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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      Forsyth, IL3,421125597722
      Arthur, IL2,714133667801
      Long Creek, IL1,508153732884
      Bethany, IL1,27579870949
      Mount Zion, IL5,89486877963
      Atwood, IL1,1061878961,084
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041889001,088
      LaPlace, IL1615572,6633,220

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cambridge, KY1611651,5321,698
      Du Pont, GA1615284,1604,688
      McBride, MI1616512,3983,049
      North Washington, IA1613142,1262,440
      Yoder, WY1613212,7023,022
      LaPlace, IL1615572,6633,220
      Source: The LaPlace, 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.