Annual Crime In Lynwood (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 peopleLynwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,456 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLynwood/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)425 (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)2,031 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lynwood crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lynwood are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Lynwood you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lynwood is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lynwood has decreased by 6%

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Compare Lynwood, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lynwood (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lynwood (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lynwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lynwood is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lynwood is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lynwood is 1 in 41

      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
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Peotone, IL4,14672554626
      Beecher, IL4,26489557646
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508106605711
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Lynwood, IL9,2324252,0312,456

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edwards, CO9,2311399381,077
      Fate, TX9,23469485554
      Laurel, FL9,2352801,6601,940
      Midway City, CA9,2354802,5553,035
      East Rutherford, NJ9,2361411,4891,630
      Lynwood, IL9,2324252,0312,456
      Source: The Lynwood, 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.