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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleLemont/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime164n/a (estimate)9522,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape13n/a75.546.042.6
Robbery1n/a5.8111.586.2
Assault8n/a46.4239.7246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)128404381
Burglary15n/a87.1306.7376.0
Theft113n/a656.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a81.3153.8228.9
Property crime142n/a (estimate)8241,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lemont crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lemont are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Lemont you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lemont is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lemont has increased by 49%

Lemont crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lemont (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lemont on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lemont (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.45 times less than the state average and 2.71 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Lemont on a daily basis are 3.16 times less than than Illinois average and 2.98 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lemont are 2.34 times less than the daily state average and 2.67 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Lemont (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Lemont to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Lemont safe? The gauges above illustrate that Lemont is safer than 59% of every city located within Illinois along with 74% 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. As a result, Lemont, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lemont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lemont is 1 in 783
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lemont is 1 in 122
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lemont is 1 in 106
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lemont? If you reside in Lemont, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 783. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 122 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lemont, is 1 in 106.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Lemont, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Lemont has increased by 341%, while the property crime rate in Lemont has increased by 35% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lemont has increased by 49% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Lemont police department

      ItemLemontIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 32 Lemont police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the Illinois average and 38.8% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Lemont, IL16,587128824952

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hazel Park, MI16,5873211,7212,042
      Griffith, IN16,583502,3742,424
      Imperial, CA16,58350428478
      Sunset, FL16,6021721,0211,193
      Opelousas, LA16,6052,1407,2569,396
      Lemont, IL16,587128824952
      Source: The Lemont, 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.