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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleLincolnwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime395n/a (estimate)3,1682,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery5n/a40.1111.586.2
Assault10n/a80.2239.7246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)120404381
Burglary40n/a320.8306.7376.0
Theft317n/a2,542.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft23n/a184.5153.8228.9
Property crime380n/a (estimate)3,0481,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lincolnwood crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lincolnwood are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Lincolnwood you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lincolnwood is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lincolnwood has decreased by 28%

Lincolnwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lincolnwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lincolnwood, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lincolnwood are 1.36 times more than the Illinois average and 1.23 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Lincolnwood are 3.36 times less than than Illinois and 3.16 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lincolnwood are 1.58 times more than than Illinois and 1.39 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Lincolnwood (higher is better)

      Is Lincolnwood safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Lincolnwood to other cities in the state and across the country, Lincolnwood is 24% safer than other cities of Illinois and 39% safer than other cities in the nation. Lincolnwood has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincolnwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincolnwood is 1 in 832
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincolnwood is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincolnwood is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lincolnwood? In Lincolnwood, you have a 1 in 832 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lincolnwood, IL is 1 in 32.

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

      A good indicator of whether Lincolnwood is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Lincolnwood has decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Lincolnwood has decreased by 28% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lincolnwood has decreased by 28% year over year.

      Lincolnwood police department

      ItemLincolnwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.63.3
      There are a total of 43 Lincolnwood police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.4% greater than the Illinois average and 4.5% greater 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
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Kenilworth, IL2,6130595595
      Golf, IL5330601601
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331155507662
      Riverwoods, IL3,75955608663
      Lincolnwood, IL12,6371203,0483,168

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Loveland, OH12,64139792831
      Markham, IL12,6335662,7083,273
      Effingham, IL12,6503412,6933,034
      San Anselmo, CA12,6231709071,077
      Dallas, GA12,6222742,2452,519
      Lincolnwood, IL12,6371203,0483,168
      Source: The Lincolnwood, 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.