Reported Annual Crime In Palos Hills

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalos Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)6342,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalos Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a5.737.538.6
Robbery1n/a5.7115.9101.9
Assault6n/a34.0224.6237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)45384373
Burglary19n/a107.6361.1491.4
Theft78n/a441.71,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a39.6137.3220.2
Property crime104n/a (estimate)5891,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Palos Hills, 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 Palos Hills, 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 Palos Hills, IL averages 73% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 78% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Palos Hills, IL is 88% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 88% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 70% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 76% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Palos Hills, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palos Hills is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.74 daily crimes that occur in Palos Hills.
  • Palos Hills is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palos Hills you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palos Hills has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Palos Hills (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palos Hills, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Palos Hills, IL the total number of daily crimes is 3.74 times less than the Illinois average and 4.51 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palos Hills, IL is 8.47 times less than the Illinois average and 8.23 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Hills, IL has a daily crime rate that is 3.38 times less than the Illinois average and 4.22 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Palos Hills (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palos Hills, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Palos Hills, IL safer than 83% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 90% 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 Palos Hills, IL. At this time, Palos Hills, IL sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palos Hills

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 2208
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 158
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Palos Hills, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palos Hills, IL you have a 1 in 2208 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 170 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Hills, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Palos Hills (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Palos Hills, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Palos Hills, IL has decreased by 72%, while the property crime rate in Palos Hills, IL has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palos Hills, IL has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Palos Hills police department

ItemPalos HillsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
There are a total of 34 Palos Hills police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the Illinois average and 40.8% 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
Willow Springs, IL5,69235385420
Indian Head Park, IL3,83778442520
Palos Heights, IL12,5720523523
La Grange Park, IL13,62422577599
Palos Hills, IL17,58445589634

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Beltsville, MD17,5805422,7483,290
Kirksville, MO17,5782942,1742,469
Bristol, VA17,5952652,5042,769
North Lynnwood, WA17,6023173,8624,178
Maumelle, AR17,5651562,5532,709
Palos Hills, IL17,58445589634
Source: The Palos Hills, 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.