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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 25%
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 peopleLima/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,218 (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)581 (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)2,637 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lima crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lima are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Lima you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lima is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lima has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Lima (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lima

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lima is 1 in 173
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lima is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lima is 1 in 32

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

      Lima police department

      ItemLimaIllinoisNational
      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.

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      La Grange, MO9190776776
      Warsaw, IL1,4752009091,109
      Hamilton, IL2,9162149731,187
      Canton, MO2,5852691,4361,705
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      Mendon, IL9355752,6073,182
      Loraine, IL3065912,6823,273
      Lima, IL1215812,6373,218

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      Wing, ND1214102,8433,253
      Gilmanton, WI1214252,1322,556
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      Gove City, KS1216613,7204,381
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      Lima, IL1215812,6373,218
      Source: The Lima, 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.