New Lenox, IL
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New Lenox, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

New Lenox has an overall crime rate of 12 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 New Lenox is 1 in 80. How does New Lenox fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? New Lenox's crime rate is lower than approximately 45% of Illinois communities.

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

For New Lenox, 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 New Lenox than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1049, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in New Lenox; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

New Lenox Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

New Lenox Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

New Lenox 0.95
Illinois 4.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,049

in New Lenox

1 in 229

in Illinois


Population: 26,217
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 6 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 0.23 0.46


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

New Lenox 11.52
Illinois 20.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in New Lenox

1 in 49

in Illinois

New Lenox Property CRIMES

Population: 26,217
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 265 5
Rate per 1,000 1.22 10.11 0.19

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

New Lenox Crimes Per Square Mile

New Lenox 21
Illinois 35