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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleNew Lenox/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime412n/a (estimate)1,5202,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape15n/a55.348.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault14n/a51.7254.0250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)107407379
Burglary21n/a77.5271.7340.5
Theft342n/a1,261.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a73.8148.2219.9
Property crime383n/a (estimate)1,4131,8472,110

Key findings

  • New Lenox crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Lenox are 72% lower than the national average
  • In New Lenox you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Lenox is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Lenox has increased by 22%

New Lenox crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In New Lenox (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in New Lenox 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 New Lenox (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.48 times less than the state average and 1.64 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in New Lenox on a daily basis are 3.80 times less than than Illinois average and 3.55 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in New Lenox are 1.31 times less than the daily state average and 1.49 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is New Lenox (higher is better)

      How safe is New Lenox, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that New Lenox is safer than 48% of the cities in Illinois and 65% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than New Lenox. Overall, New Lenox is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Lenox

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Lenox is 1 in 935
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Lenox is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Lenox is 1 in 66
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In New Lenox, Illinois you have a 1 in 935 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime in New Lenox.

      Year Over Year Crime In New Lenox (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in New Lenox, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in New Lenox has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in New Lenox has increased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, New Lenox has increased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      New Lenox police department

      ItemNew LenoxIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 41 New Lenox police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.9% less than the Illinois average and 48.6% 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
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Plainfield, IL41,881123564687
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      Palos Heights, IL12,54440807847
      New Lenox, IL25,3471071,4131,520

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sandusky, OH25,3383013,7644,066
      Ramsey, MN25,329881,0451,133
      Lafayette, CA25,381151,3321,347
      Belvidere, IL25,3002551,0261,281
      Ossining, NY25,2993621,3851,747
      New Lenox, IL25,3471071,4131,520
      Source: The New Lenox, 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.