Reported Annual Crime In Forest Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime547n/a (estimate)3,8522,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape6n/a42.237.538.6
Robbery21n/a147.9115.9101.9
Assault15n/a105.6224.6237.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)296384373
Burglary55n/a387.3361.1491.4
Theft426n/a2,999.61,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft24n/a169.0137.3220.2
Property crime505n/a (estimate)3,5561,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Forest Park, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Forest Park, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Forest Park, IL averages 62% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 35% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Forest Park, IL is 23% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 21% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 79% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 43% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Forest Park, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Park is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.55 daily crimes that occur in Forest Park.
  • Forest Park is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Park you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Park has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Forest Park, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Forest Park, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Illinois average and 1.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Forest Park, IL is 1.30 times less than the Illinois average and 1.26 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Forest Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times more than the Illinois average and 1.43 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Forest Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Forest Park, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Forest Park, IL has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Forest Park, IL is safer than 30% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Forest Park, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Forest Park, IL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Park is 1 in 339
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Park is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Forest Park, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Forest Park, IL you have a 1 in 339 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Forest Park, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Forest Park, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Forest Park, IL has decreased by 8% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Forest Park, IL has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Forest Park police department

ItemForest ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.82.63.3
There are a total of 54 Forest Park police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.3% greater than the Illinois average and 16.1% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,0667314322
Golf, IL490197197394
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
Forest Park, IL14,2022963,5563,852

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Greendale, WI14,208833,5153,599
Robbinsdale, MN14,1963612,7413,102
Berea, KY14,209942,1492,243
Live Oak, TX14,2132563,3853,641
Greenlawn, NY14,1892259511,177
Forest Park, IL14,2022963,5563,852
Source: The Forest Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.