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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 8%
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 peopleLynwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,367 (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)428 (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)1,940 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lynwood crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lynwood are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Lynwood you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lynwood is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lynwood has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Lynwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynwood is 1 in 234
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynwood is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynwood is 1 in 43

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

      Lynwood police department

      ItemLynwoodIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
      There are a total of 32 Lynwood police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.9% greater than the Illinois average and 8.2% 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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508103547650
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Beecher, IL4,264179537716
      Winfield, IN5,233121641762
      Lynwood, IL9,2324281,9402,367

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edwards, CO9,2311349091,043
      Fate, TX9,23439475514
      Laurel, FL9,2352751,5611,836
      Midway City, CA9,2354732,5032,976
      East Rutherford, NJ9,236411,2921,333
      Lynwood, IL9,2324281,9402,367
      Source: The Lynwood, 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.