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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 26%
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 peopleLima/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,338 (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)577 (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)2,761 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lima crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lima are 52% higher than the national average
  • In Lima you have a 1 in 30 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 5%

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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 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lima is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lima is 1 in 30

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      La Grange, MO919109546656
      Warsaw, IL1,4751999521,150
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      Canton, MO2,5856421,9272,570
      Ursa, IL6195232,5023,025
      Mendon, IL9355712,7303,301
      Loraine, IL3065872,8083,395
      Lima, IL1215772,7613,338

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      Livonia, IN1214812,7463,228
      Brooks, MN1213132,8413,155
      Parkman, WY1212001,6871,888
      Maish Vaya, AZ1217684,3265,094
      Macksburg, IA1212931,9862,279
      Lima, IL1215772,7613,338
      Source: The Lima, 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.