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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleLyons/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime126n/a (estimate)1,1932,3372,580
Murder2n/a18.96.95.0
Rape2n/a18.946.042.6
Robbery2n/a18.9111.586.2
Assault5n/a47.3239.7246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)104404381
Burglary9n/a85.2306.7376.0
Theft96n/a908.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft10n/a94.7153.8228.9
Property crime115n/a (estimate)1,0891,9332,200

Key findings

  • Lyons crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lyons are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Lyons you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lyons is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lyons has increased by 28%

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 1.96 times less than the Illinois average and 2.16 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Lyons are 3.88 times less than the Illinois average and 3.65 times less than the national average. For property crime, Lyons has a daily crime rate that is 1.78 times less than the Illinois average and 2.02 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 57% of every city located within Illinois along with 73% 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 961
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lyons is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lyons is 1 in 84
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lyons, Illinois you have a 1 in 961 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 92 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 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 not changed, the amount of property crime in Lyons has increased by 31%, and the total amount of crime in Lyons has increased by 28% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Lyons, IL10,5711041,0891,193

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burlington, WI10,5711369781,114
      Forest Acres, SC10,5714826,3046,786
      Lawrenceburg, TN10,5736205,1455,765
      Vienna, WV10,5662233,4063,629
      Batesville, AR10,5794272,8843,311
      Lyons, IL10,5711041,0891,193
      Source: The Lyons, 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.