LaSalle, IL
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The crime rate in LaSalle is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in LaSalle is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, LaSalle is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, LaSalle has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare LaSalle to other communities of similar population, then LaSalle crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how LaSalle does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how LaSalle 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 LaSalle.

For LaSalle, 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 LaSalle than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1853, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that LaSalle's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes LaSalle a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in LaSalle is one in 39.

LaSalle Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

LaSalle Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

235

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

25.37

25.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
LaSalle 0.54
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,853

in LaSalle

1 in 261

in Illinois
LaSalle VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,263
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.54
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
LaSalle 25.37
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in LaSalle

1 in 50

in Illinois
LaSalle Property CRIMES
Population: 9,263
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 202 3
Rate per 1,000 3.24 21.81 0.32
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

LaSalle Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
LaSalle 20
Illinois 33