Annual Crime In Winthrop Harbor (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinthrop Harbor/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)5202,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinthrop Harbor/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape4n/a59.546.042.6
Robbery1n/a14.9111.586.2
Assault7n/a104.1239.7246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)178404381
Burglary4n/a59.5306.7376.0
Theft16n/a237.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a44.6153.8228.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)3421,9332,200

Key findings

  • Winthrop Harbor crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winthrop Harbor are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Winthrop Harbor you have a 1 in 193 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winthrop Harbor is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winthrop Harbor has decreased by 18%

Winthrop Harbor crime map

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Compare Winthrop Harbor, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Winthrop Harbor (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Winthrop Harbor, IL per 100,000 people. In Winthrop Harbor, the total number of daily crimes is 4.49 times less than the Illinois average and 4.96 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Winthrop Harbor is 2.27 times less than the Illinois average and 2.13 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Winthrop Harbor has a daily crime rate that is 5.65 times less than the Illinois average and 6.43 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Winthrop Harbor (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Winthrop Harbor, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Winthrop Harbor is safer than 55% of Illinois cities, and 72% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Winthrop Harbor. At this time, Winthrop Harbor sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winthrop Harbor

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winthrop Harbor is 1 in 561
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winthrop Harbor is 1 in 293
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winthrop Harbor is 1 in 193
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Winthrop Harbor, IL you have a 1 in 561 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 293 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 193 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winthrop Harbor.

      Year Over Year Crime In Winthrop Harbor (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Winthrop Harbor is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Winthrop Harbor has increased by 102% and the rate of property crime in Winthrop Harbor has decreased by 37%. The total crime rate in Winthrop Harbor has decreased by 18% year to year.

      Winthrop Harbor police department

      ItemWinthrop HarborIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Winthrop Harbor police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Illinois average and 22.8% 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
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
      Wadsworth, IL3,646109522631
      Mundelein, IL31,55086582668
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, OH6,8331012,7632,864
      Barrington, NJ6,831751,6961,772
      Greenville, IL6,8332081,4871,696
      Whitinsville, MA6,8313371,2581,595
      Mountainside, NJ6,83529765794
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520
      Source: The Winthrop Harbor, 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.