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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 1%
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 peopleNorthlake/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime278n/a (estimate)2,2482,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a8.146.042.6
Robbery6n/a48.5111.586.2
Assault3n/a24.3239.7246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)81404381
Burglary14n/a113.2306.7376.0
Theft250n/a2,021.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a32.3153.8228.9
Property crime268n/a (estimate)2,1671,9332,200

Key findings

  • Northlake crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northlake are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Northlake you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northlake is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Northlake has decreased by 11%

Northlake crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Northlake (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Northlake, per 100,000 residents. In Northlake, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.15 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Northlake are 5.00 times less than the Illinois average and 4.71 times less than the national average. For property crime, Northlake has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Northlake (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Northlake to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Northlake safe? The gauges above illustrate that Northlake is safer than 37% of every city located within Illinois along with 55% 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, Northlake, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northlake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northlake is 1 in 1237
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northlake is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northlake is 1 in 45
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Northlake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1237. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 47 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Northlake is 1 in 45.

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

      A good indicator of whether Northlake 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 Northlake has decreased by 44%, while the property crime rate in Northlake has decreased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Northlake has decreased by 11% year over year.

      Northlake police department

      ItemNorthlakeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.72.63.3
      There are a total of 58 Northlake police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.9% greater than the Illinois average and 44.1% 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
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Bartlett, IL41,47551411462
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Northlake, IL12,339812,1672,248

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Merrick, NY12,337179735914
      Steamboat Springs, CO12,3361302,0152,145
      Panama City Beach, FL12,3338507,4228,272
      Bayou Blue, LA12,3335533,3683,921
      Cleveland, MS12,3462382,4412,678
      Northlake, IL12,339812,1672,248
      Source: The Northlake, 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.