Reported Annual Crime In Oak Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,603n/a (estimate)3,0612,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape2n/a3.838.340.4
Robbery68n/a129.9139.3102.8
Assault38n/a72.6250.5248.5
Violent crime108n/a (estimate)206436386
Burglary359n/a685.6374.9468.9
Theft1,057n/a2,018.51,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft79n/a150.9155.5236.9
Property crime1,495n/a (estimate)2,8552,0492,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Oak Park, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Oak Park, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Oak Park, IL crime rates are 23% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 8% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Oak Park, IL has a rate that is 53% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 47% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Oak Park, IL is 39% higher than its state's mean, and 16% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golf, IL4900198198
Western Springs, IL13,0660260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54869367436
Kenilworth, IL2,6480468468
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Oak Park, IL51,9882062,8553,061

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Park is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.39 daily crimes that occur in Oak Park.
  • Oak Park is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Park you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Park has increased by 181%.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oak Park, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Oak Park, IL are 1.23 times more than the Illinois average and 1.08 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Oak Park, IL are 2.12 times less than than Illinois and 1.87 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oak Park, IL are 1.39 times more than than Illinois and 1.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Oak Park (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Oak Park, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Oak Park, IL safer than 27% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 41% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Oak Park, IL. At this time, Oak Park, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Park is 1 in 485
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Park is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Park is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Oak Park, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oak Park, IL you have a 1 in 485 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 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Park, IL.

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

Determining whether Oak 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. Oak Park, IL has increased by 16% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 212% year over year. Total crimes for Oak Park, IL has increased by 181% in the same time frame.

Oak Park police department

ItemOak ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13830,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
There are a total of 138 Oak Park police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Illinois average and 19% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lehi, UT51,9821271,2651,391
Hoboken, NJ51,9792241,7431,967
Battle Creek, MI51,9639753,8174,793
Lakewood, NJ51,9443432,1662,510
Watsonville, CA52,0854403,2123,652
Oak Park, IL51,9882062,8553,061
Source: The Oak 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.