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


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

Crime rate in Zion, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Zion, IL is 407 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Zion crime rate rose by 37% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4 - an increase of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Zion has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Zion, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Zion:

406.8
Winthrop Harbor:

90.1
Waukegan:

231.6
Pleasant Prairie:

179.3
Gurnee:

216.3
Park City:

134.3
Kenosha:

181.0
North Chicago:

136.8
Lindenhurst:

82.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Zion by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
5
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
5
(20.5)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.4)
2
(8.3)
1
(4.2)
4
(16.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
28
(116.3)
33
(135.8)
18
(72.3)
23
(91.5)
26
(103.3)
21
(83.4)
24
(98.0)
33
(134.6)
19
(78.1)
20
(82.3)
28
(115.5)
37
(153.7)
21
(87.6)
36
(150.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(83.0)
41
(168.7)
56
(224.9)
53
(210.9)
44
(174.9)
100
(397.3)
95
(388.0)
24
(97.9)
34
(139.7)
38
(156.3)
32
(132.0)
31
(128.8)
26
(108.5)
45
(188.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
114
(473.3)
79
(325.1)
107
(429.8)
94
(374.1)
204
(810.8)
22
(87.4)
30
(122.5)
87
(354.8)
88
(361.6)
111
(456.5)
86
(354.8)
99
(411.4)
73
(304.6)
63
(263.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
302
(1,254)
209
(860.0)
262
(1,052)
340
(1,353)
312
(1,240)
287
(1,140)
383
(1,564)
418
(1,705)
243
(998.4)
275
(1,131)
180
(742.6)
127
(527.7)
122
(509.0)
129
(540.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
573
(2,379)
476
(1,959)
556
(2,233)
623
(2,479)
517
(2,055)
408
(1,621)
422
(1,723)
585
(2,386)
520
(2,137)
491
(2,019)
494
(2,038)
449
(1,866)
458
(1,911)
553
(2,315)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(203.4)
76
(312.7)
68
(273.1)
38
(151.2)
25
(99.4)
29
(115.2)
34
(138.9)
34
(138.7)
37
(152.0)
51
(209.7)
58
(239.3)
31
(128.8)
41
(171.1)
39
(163.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(24.9)
4
(16.5)
7
(28.1)
4
(15.9)
5
(19.9)
7
(27.8)
4
(16.3)
5
(20.4)
5
(20.5)
2
(8.2)
7
(28.9)
10
(41.6)
3
(12.5)
4
(16.7)
City-Data.com crime index445.0387.8404.2425.2482.2397.0408.8442.0385.3388.9380.4382.4297.6406.8

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 60 registered sex offenders living in Zion, Illinois as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Zion is 403 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Zion:

410.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Zion:

302.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Zion:

440.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Zion:

383.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Zion:

396.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Zion:

369.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Zion:

369.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Zion:

353.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Zion:

365.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Zion:

604.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Zion:

392.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Zion:

407.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Zion:

382.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Zion:

427.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Zion:

344.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Zion:

465.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Zion:

480.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Zion:

248.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Zion:

223.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Zion:

218.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Zion:

286.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Zion:

358.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Zion:

329.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Zion:

481.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Zion:

419.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Zion:

326.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Zion:

365.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Zion:

417.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Zion:

363.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Zion:

316.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Zion:

400.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Zion:

351.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Zion:

297.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Zion:

306.5
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 2018, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 59 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 61 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 61 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 60 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 58 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 64 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 67 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 63 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 61 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 56 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 56 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Zion, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60099.