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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 55%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLyons/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)1,1022,2532,489
Murder1n/a9.66.65.0
Rape3n/a28.748.042.6
Robbery6n/a57.598.481.6
Assault6n/a57.5254.0250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)153407379
Burglary8n/a76.7271.7340.5
Theft83n/a795.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a76.7148.2219.9
Property crime99n/a (estimate)9491,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lyons crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lyons are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Lyons you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lyons is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lyons has decreased by 8%

Lyons crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lyons (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lyons, per 100,000 residents. In Lyons, the total number of daily crimes is 2.04 times less than the Illinois average and 2.26 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Lyons are 2.65 times less than the Illinois average and 2.47 times less than the national average. For property crime, Lyons has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times less than the Illinois average and 2.22 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Lyons (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Lyons to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Lyons safe? The gauges above illustrate that Lyons is safer than 50% of every city located within Illinois along with 66% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Lyons, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lyons

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lyons is 1 in 653
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lyons is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lyons is 1 in 91
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lyons, Illinois you have a 1 in 653 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lyons.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lyons, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Lyons has increased by 47%, the amount of property crime in Lyons has decreased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Lyons has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Lyons police department

      ItemLyonsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3530,690558,732
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      Lyons, IL10,5711539491,102

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burlington, WI10,57154787841
      Forest Acres, SC10,5716206,1726,793
      Lawrenceburg, TN10,5734603,9264,385
      Vienna, WV10,5662271,1351,362
      Batesville, AR10,5792662,4062,672
      Lyons, IL10,5711539491,102
      Source: The Lyons, 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.