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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 11%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLee/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,867 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)518 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,349 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lee crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lee are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Lee you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lee is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lee has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Lee (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lee is 1 in 194
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lee is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lee is 1 in 35

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

      Lee police department

      ItemLeeIllinoisNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Somonauk, IL2,1060107107
      Malta, IL1,0410173173
      Waterman, IL1,527164745910
      Cortland, IL4,135469841,030
      Ashton, IL1,0081878491,036
      Hillcrest, IL1,2581888531,041
      Sycamore, IL17,6111211,1021,223
      Lee, IL3585182,3492,867

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moline, KS3586423,6134,255
      Union Star, MO3586593,5164,175
      Winter Harbor, ME358000
      Herrick, IL3586582,9833,641
      Corning, OH3584443,1153,558
      Lee, IL3585182,3492,867
      Source: The Lee, 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.