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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 84%
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 peopleWinthrop Harbor/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)5202,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape4n/a59.548.042.6
Robbery1n/a14.998.481.6
Assault7n/a104.1254.0250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)178407379
Burglary4n/a59.5271.7340.5
Theft16n/a237.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a44.6148.2219.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)3421,8472,110

Key findings

  • Winthrop Harbor crime rates are 79% 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 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winthrop Harbor has not changed

Winthrop Harbor crime map

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

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Compare Winthrop Harbor, IL Crime

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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 4.33 times less than the Illinois average and 4.78 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Winthrop Harbor is 2.28 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 5.40 times less than the Illinois average and 6.17 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, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Winthrop Harbor safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Winthrop Harbor is safer than 54% of Illinois cities, and 69% 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, Illinois 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 not changed and the rate of property crime in Winthrop Harbor has not changed. The total crime rate in Winthrop Harbor has not changed 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
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      Knollwood, IL1,72975338412
      Green Oaks, IL3,83278352429
      Lake Villa, IL8,91658475533
      Wadsworth, IL3,646110498608
      Round Lake, IL18,42588657745
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, OH6,8331741,9482,122
      Barrington, NJ6,83145937982
      Greenville, IL6,83378642721
      Whitinsville, MA6,8313271,1751,502
      Mountainside, NJ6,83544755798
      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 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.