Annual Crime In Lindenhurst (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLindenhurst/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)4912,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLindenhurst/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.96.95.0
Rape8n/a55.446.042.6
Robbery1n/a6.9111.586.2
Assault3n/a20.8239.7246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)90404381
Burglary6n/a41.5306.7376.0
Theft48n/a332.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a27.7153.8228.9
Property crime58n/a (estimate)4011,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lindenhurst crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lindenhurst are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Lindenhurst you have a 1 in 204 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lindenhurst is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lindenhurst has decreased by 4%

Lindenhurst crime map

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      Daily Crime In Lindenhurst (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lindenhurst, IL per 100,000 people. In Lindenhurst, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.76 times less than the Illinois average and 5.25 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Lindenhurst is 4.49 times less than the Illinois average and 4.23 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Lindenhurst has a daily crime rate that is 4.82 times less than the Illinois average and 5.48 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Lindenhurst (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lindenhurst, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Lindenhurst is safer than 78% of Illinois cities, and 85% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lindenhurst. At this time, Lindenhurst sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lindenhurst

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lindenhurst is 1 in 1112
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lindenhurst is 1 in 250
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lindenhurst is 1 in 204
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lindenhurst? If you reside in Lindenhurst, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1112. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 250 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 Lindenhurst, is 1 in 204.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Lindenhurst is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Lindenhurst has increased by 329% and the rate of property crime in Lindenhurst has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Lindenhurst has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Lindenhurst police department

      ItemLindenhurstIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Lindenhurst police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.8% less than the Illinois average and 64% 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

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      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491

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      Johnstown, CO14,379551,3461,401
      Robbinsdale, MN14,3823351,5861,921
      College, AK14,3728733,2544,127
      Chicago Ridge, IL14,3681272,5272,654
      Canton, IL14,3975522,6433,196
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
      Source: The Lindenhurst, 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.