Lake Zurich, IL
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Lake Zurich, IL crime analytics


Lake Zurich has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Lake Zurich is 1 in 67. How does Lake Zurich fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Lake Zurich's crime rate is lower than approximately 36% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Lake Zurich has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lake Zurich 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 Lake Zurich 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 Zurich.

For Lake Zurich, 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 Zurich than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2499, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lake Zurich; 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.

Lake Zurich Crime Data

 
Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Lake Zurich Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

290

298

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.40

14.51

14.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Zurich 0.40
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,499

in Lake Zurich

1 in 261

in Illinois
Lake Zurich VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,993
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.25
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Zurich 14.51
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Lake Zurich

1 in 50

in Illinois
Lake Zurich Property CRIMES
Population: 19,993
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 264 0
Rate per 1,000 1.30 13.20 0.00
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lake Zurich Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Zurich 41
Illinois 33