Crystal Lake, IL
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Crystal Lake, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Crystal Lake has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Crystal Lake is 1 in 62. How does Crystal Lake fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Crystal Lake's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Crystal Lake has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Crystal Lake is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Crystal Lake does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Crystal Lake.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Crystal Lake's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Crystal Lake is one in 722.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Crystal Lake; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Crystal Lake Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Crystal Lake Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

56

600

656

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.39

14.84

16.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Crystal Lake 1.39
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 722

in Crystal Lake

1 in 228

in Illinois

Crystal Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,421
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 12 10 32
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.30 0.25 0.79

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Crystal Lake 14.84
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 67

in Crystal Lake

1 in 50

in Illinois

Crystal Lake Property CRIMES

Population: 40,421
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 552 7
Rate per 1,000 1.01 13.66 0.17

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Crystal Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Crystal Lake 35
Illinois 34