Reported Annual Crime In Forest Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime573n/a (estimate)4,0602,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape10n/a70.938.340.4
Robbery23n/a163.0139.3102.8
Assault13n/a92.1250.5248.5
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)326436386
Burglary75n/a531.4374.9468.9
Theft418n/a2,961.81,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft34n/a240.9155.5236.9
Property crime527n/a (estimate)3,7342,0492,451
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 63% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 43% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Forest Park, IL is 25% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 16% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 82% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 52% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golf, IL5330198198
Western Springs, IL13,1330260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169367436
Willow Springs, IL5,67753491544
Palos Hills, IL17,54591478569
Wheaton, IL53,56859617676
Palos Park, IL4,93441654695
Forest Park, IL14,1373263,7344,060

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Park is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.12 daily crimes that occur in Forest Park.
  • Forest Park is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Park you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Park has increased 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 1.63 times more than the Illinois average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Forest Park, IL is 1.34 times less than the Illinois average and 1.19 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Forest Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.82 times more than the Illinois average and 1.52 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 14% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Forest Park, IL is safer than 25% 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 307
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Park is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park is 1 in 25
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 307 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 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 increased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Forest Park, IL has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Forest Park police department

ItemForest ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5430,690558,732
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 16.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jasper, AL14,1371,1426,3897,531
Willowick, OH14,1313022,5982,900
Hewitt, TX14,1281609251,085
Bridgetown, OH14,1502832,4312,713
Conway, FL14,1243652,2822,647
Forest Park, IL14,1373263,7344,060
Source: The Forest Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.