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Crime rate in Lake Forest, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Lake Forest, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Lake Forest, IL

The 2016 crime rate in Lake Forest, IL is 29 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 9.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 9.9% U.S. cities. The 2016 Lake Forest crime rate fell by 24% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Lake Forest has seen decreasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Lake Forest, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lake Forest:

29.4
Highwood:

53.1
Bannockburn:

51.9
Lake Bluff:

39.4
Highland Park:

55.0
Lincolnshire:

49.3
Deerfield:

49.9
Riverwoods:

60.5
Vernon Hills:

70.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lake Forest by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(9.6)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.5)
8
(38.4)
21
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(43.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
4
(18.9)
3
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
14
(72.0)
2
(10.3)
4
(20.6)
4
(20.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(86.0)
23
(108.9)
30
(140.7)
18
(85.2)
28
(133.4)
5
(24.0)
11
(56.6)
10
(51.4)
19
(98.2)
32
(165.2)
14
(72.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(688.3)
130
(615.4)
95
(445.6)
111
(525.4)
123
(586.0)
141
(676.1)
100
(514.6)
29
(149.0)
124
(641.1)
111
(572.9)
98
(504.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(14.3)
3
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.3)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index50.035.728.637.138.540.258.424.835.438.629.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lake Forest, Illinois as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Forest is 9,443 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Lake Forest:

10.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lake Forest:

10.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lake Forest:

5.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lake Forest:

36.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lake Forest:

56.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lake Forest:

19.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lake Forest:

11.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lake Forest:

16.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lake Forest:

2.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lake Forest:

4.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lake Forest:

31.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lake Forest:

7.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lake Forest:

37.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lake Forest:

39.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Lake Forest:

39.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lake Forest:

61.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lake Forest:

53.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Lake Forest:

19.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lake Forest:

37.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lake Forest:

38.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lake Forest:

56.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lake Forest:

45.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lake Forest:

50.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lake Forest:

54.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lake Forest:

53.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lake Forest:

59.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lake Forest:

41.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lake Forest:

42.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 55 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 56 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 59 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 62 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 59 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 62 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 61 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 60 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 63 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lake Forest, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60045.