Reported Annual Crime In Forest Park

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime597n/a (estimate)4,2892,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.26.95.0
Rape6n/a43.146.042.6
Robbery32n/a229.9111.586.2
Assault27n/a194.0239.7246.8
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)474404381
Burglary70n/a502.9306.7376.0
Theft415n/a2,981.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft46n/a330.5153.8228.9
Property crime531n/a (estimate)3,8151,9332,200
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 84% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 66% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Forest Park, IL is 17% higher than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 25% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 97% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 73% 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.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Park is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.75 daily crimes that occur in Forest Park.
  • Forest Park is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Park you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Park has increased by 6%.

Compare Forest Park, IL Crime To Other Cities

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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 1.84 times more than the Illinois average and 1.66 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Forest Park, IL is 1.17 times more than the Illinois average and 1.25 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Forest Park, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.97 times more than the Illinois average and 1.73 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 8% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Forest Park, IL is safer than 15% 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 211
      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 24
      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 211 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 24 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 45% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Forest Park, IL has increased by 6% 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
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
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      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Forest Park, IL14,1374743,8154,289

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jasper, AL14,1375487,6608,208
      Willowick, OH14,1312822,1892,471
      Hewitt, TX14,1281241,4011,525
      Conway, FL14,1243081,8272,135
      Bridgetown, OH14,1502742,1322,407
      Forest Park, IL14,1374743,8154,289
      Source: The Forest Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.