Lake in the Hills, IL
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Lake in the Hills, 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

Lake in the Hills's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the village to be one of the safest in both Illinois and the nation. Lake in the Hills's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Lake in the Hills is one in 333. It is for these reasons that Lake in the Hills is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Lake in the Hills, and we found that the crime rate in Lake in the Hills is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Lake in the Hills is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills.

For Lake in the Hills, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Lake in the Hills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1157, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Lake in the Hills compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Lake in the Hills is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Lake in the Hills is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Lake in the Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

95

(100 is safest)


Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Lake in the Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

62

87

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

2.14

3.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake in the Hills 0.86
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,157

in Lake in the Hills

1 in 228

in Illinois

Lake in the Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 28,936
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 14 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.48 0.07 0.24

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
Lake in the Hills 2.14
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 467

in Lake in the Hills

1 in 50

in Illinois

Lake in the Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 28,936
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 47 3
Rate per 1,000 0.41 1.62 0.10

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

Lake in the Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake in the Hills 8
Illinois 34