Winthrop Harbor, IL
Crime Rates


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Winthrop Harbor, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Winthrop Harbor is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 62% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winthrop Harbor is one in 83. Compared to communities within Illinois, Winthrop Harbor‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 46% of the state's cities and towns.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Winthrop Harbor occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Winthrop Harbor; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 524. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Winthrop Harbor 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 Winthrop Harbor than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 99.

Winthrop Harbor Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Winthrop Harbor Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Winthrop Harbor 1.91
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 524

in Winthrop Harbor

1 in 261

in Illinois

Winthrop Harbor VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,818
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.17 0.00 0.73


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)

Winthrop Harbor 10.12
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Winthrop Harbor

1 in 50

in Illinois

Winthrop Harbor Property CRIMES

Population: 6,818
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 51 5
Rate per 1,000 1.91 7.48 0.73

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

Winthrop Harbor Crimes Per Square Mile

Winthrop Harbor 17
Illinois 33

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