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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 3%
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 peopleMidlothian/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime316n/a (estimate)2,1892,2532,489
Murder1n/a6.96.65.0
Rape1n/a6.948.042.6
Robbery11n/a76.298.481.6
Assault8n/a55.4254.0250.2
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)146407379
Burglary55n/a381.1271.7340.5
Theft199n/a1,378.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft41n/a284.1148.2219.9
Property crime295n/a (estimate)2,0441,8472,110

Key findings

  • Midlothian crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Midlothian are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Midlothian you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Midlothian is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Midlothian has decreased by 10%

Midlothian crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Midlothian (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Midlothian on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Midlothian (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.03 times less than the state average and 1.14 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Midlothian on a daily basis are 2.80 times less than than Illinois average and 2.61 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Midlothian are 1.11 times more than the daily state average and 1.03 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Midlothian (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Midlothian safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Midlothian is safer than 36% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Midlothian is safer than 50% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Midlothian. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Midlothian is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Midlothian

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Midlothian is 1 in 688
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midlothian is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Midlothian is 1 in 46
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Midlothian? If you reside in Midlothian, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 688. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 49 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 Midlothian, is 1 in 46.

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

      A good indicator of whether Midlothian is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Midlothian has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Midlothian has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Midlothian has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Midlothian police department

      ItemMidlothianIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Midlothian police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.4% less than the Illinois average and 36% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Midlothian, IL14,8301462,0442,189

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corinth, MS14,8322922,4982,790
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282571,3761,632
      Johnson City, NY14,8355181,9812,499
      Tenafly, NJ14,8217610617
      Whitewater, WI14,8402071,0601,267
      Midlothian, IL14,8301462,0442,189
      Source: The Midlothian, 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.