Reported Annual Crime In Oak Forest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime310n/a (estimate)1,0982,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape8n/a28.337.538.6
Robbery13n/a46.1115.9101.9
Assault17n/a60.2224.6237.8
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)135384373
Burglary50n/a177.2361.1491.4
Theft205n/a726.41,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a60.2137.3220.2
Property crime272n/a (estimate)9641,9892,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oak Forest, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Oak Forest, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Oak Forest, IL crime rate is 54% lower than the Illinois average and is 62% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oak Forest, IL has a violent crime rate that is 65% lower than the Illinois average and 64% lower than the national average. For property crime, Oak Forest, IL is 52% lower than the Illinois average and 61% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Forest is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.01 daily crimes that occur in Oak Forest.
  • Oak Forest is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Forest you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Forest has decreased by 14%.

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Oak Forest, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Oak Forest, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 2.16 times less than the state average and 2.60 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Oak Forest, IL on a daily bases are 2.85 times less than than Illinois average and 2.77 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Oak Forest, IL are 2.06 times less than the daily state average and 2.58 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Oak Forest (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oak Forest, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Oak Forest, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Oak Forest, IL is 53% safer than other cities of Illinois and 72% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Oak Forest, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oak Forest, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Forest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Forest is 1 in 743
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Forest is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Forest is 1 in 92
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Oak Forest, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oak Forest, IL you have a 1 in 743 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 104 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Forest, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Oak Forest, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Oak Forest, IL has increased by 47%, the amount of property crime in Oak Forest, IL has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Oak Forest, IL has decreased by 14% year to year.

Oak Forest police department

ItemOak ForestIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 53 Oak Forest police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.8% less than the Illinois average and 42.3% less 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
Manhattan, IL7,01782299381
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
Oak Forest, IL28,1041359641,098

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Oak Forest, IL28,1041359641,098
Source: The Oak Forest, 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.