Lemont, IL
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Lemont, IL crime analytics


Lemont is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (67%) and also has a lower crime rate than 52% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Lemont is one in 92 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

For Lemont, 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 Lemont than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3358, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Lemont is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Lemont than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Lemont Crime Data

 
Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Lemont Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

177

182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.30

10.54

10.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lemont 0.30
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,358

in Lemont

1 in 261

in Illinois
Lemont VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,788
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.06 0.06
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
Lemont 10.54
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Lemont

1 in 50

in Illinois
Lemont Property CRIMES
Population: 16,788
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 148 8
Rate per 1,000 1.25 8.82 0.48
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

Lemont Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lemont 22
Illinois 33