Reported Annual Crime In Palos Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalos Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)6952,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalos Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.3102.8
Assault2n/a40.9250.5248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)41436386
Burglary4n/a81.7374.9468.9
Theft28n/a572.11,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0155.5236.9
Property crime32n/a (estimate)6542,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Palos Park, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Palos Park, 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 Palos Park, IL crime rate is 72% lower than the Illinois average and is 76% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Palos Park, IL has a violent crime rate that is 91% lower than the Illinois average and 89% lower than the national average. For property crime, Palos Park, IL is 68% lower than the Illinois average and 73% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Western Springs, IL13,0660260260
Clarendon Hills, IL8,54869367436
Homer Glen, IL24,32225475500
Willow Springs, IL5,69253491544
Palos Hills, IL17,58491478569
Wheaton, IL53,40659617676
Orland Hills, IL7,25255634689
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palos Park is 76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.9 daily crimes that occur in Palos Park.
  • Palos Park is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palos Park you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palos Park has increased by 10%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Palos Park, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Palos Park, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.58 times less than the Illinois average and 4.08 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Palos Park, IL is 10.68 times less than the Illinois average and 9.45 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Palos Park, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.13 times less than the Illinois average and 3.75 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Palos Park (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Palos Park, 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 Palos Park, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Palos Park, IL is 91% safer than other cities of Illinois and 94% 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, Palos Park, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Palos Park, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palos Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palos Park is 1 in 2447
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Park is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Park is 1 in 144
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palos Park, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palos Park, IL you have a 1 in 2447 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 153 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Park, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Palos Park, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palos Park, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 105% in Palos Park, IL, while property crimes in Palos Park, IL have increased by 7%. Crimes in total for Palos Park, IL have increased by 10% year over year.

Palos Park police department

ItemPalos ParkIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

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.

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Avra Valley, AZ4,9193732,3642,737
Kaser, NY4,9192771,1401,417
Nashville, GA4,9186215,6896,309
Duryea, PA4,9184051,3581,763
Gladstone, MI4,9201041,5831,687
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Source: The Palos 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.