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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,750n/a (estimate)3,3452,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape13n/a24.948.042.6
Robbery95n/a181.698.481.6
Assault48n/a91.8254.0250.2
Violent crime156n/a (estimate)298407379
Burglary244n/a466.4271.7340.5
Theft1,280n/a2,446.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft70n/a133.8148.2219.9
Property crime1,594n/a (estimate)3,0471,8472,110

Key findings

  • Oak Park crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oak Park are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Oak Park you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oak Park is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oak Park has increased by 29%

Oak Park crime map

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The Oak Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oak Park as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Oak Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Oak Park are 1.48 times more than the Illinois average and 1.34 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Oak Park are 1.36 times less than than Illinois and 1.27 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oak Park are 1.65 times more than than Illinois and 1.44 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, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Oak Park safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Oak Park is safer than 19% of Illinois cities, and 27% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Oak Park 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 336
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Park is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Park is 1 in 30
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Oak Park, Illinois you have a 1 in 336 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Park.

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

      Determining whether Oak Park is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Oak Park violent crime rates have increased by 35%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Oak Park has increased by 29% in the same time frame.

      Oak Park police department

      ItemOak ParkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13830,690558,732
      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 18.6% less 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Golf, IL5330403403
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      Prospect Heights, IL16,331106494601
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Oak Park, IL51,9892983,0473,345

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harrisonburg, VA51,9792061,6991,905
      Milford city, CT52,005531,8731,925
      Aspen Hill, MD52,0284331,8602,293
      Albany, OR51,9191272,6682,795
      Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651362,2632,399
      Oak Park, IL51,9892983,0473,345
      Source: The Oak Park, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.