Reported Annual Crime In Palatine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalatine/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime614n/a (estimate)8932,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalatine/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape12n/a17.443.441.7
Robbery10n/a14.5137.298.0
Assault19n/a27.6250.4248.9
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)60439383
Burglary31n/a45.1339.5430.4
Theft513n/a745.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft29n/a42.2163.1237.4
Property crime573n/a (estimate)8332,0112,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Palatine, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Palatine, 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 Palatine, IL crime rates are 64% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 67% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Palatine, IL has a rate that is 86% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 84% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Palatine, IL is 59% lower than its state's mean, and 65% lower than the country's average.
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The Palatine crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palatine as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Palatine crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palatine is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.45 daily crimes that occur in Palatine.
  • Palatine is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palatine you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palatine has decreased by 3%.

Compare Palatine, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Palatine (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Palatine, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Palatine, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.75 times less than the Illinois average and 3.08 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Palatine, IL are 7.36 times less than the Illinois average and 6.42 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Palatine, IL has a daily crime rate that is 2.41 times less than the Illinois average and 2.84 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Palatine (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Palatine, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Palatine, IL ranks safer than 75% of every city located within Illinois along with 84% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Palatine, IL. As a result, Palatine, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palatine

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palatine is 1 in 1678
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palatine is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palatine is 1 in 113
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Palatine, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palatine, IL you have a 1 in 1678 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 121 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palatine, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In Palatine (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Palatine, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Palatine, IL has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Palatine, IL has decreased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Palatine, IL has decreased by 3% year over year.

Palatine police department

ItemPalatineIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14130,690558,732
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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Golf, IL533000
Wayne, IL2,5130123123
Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59024243267
Lake in the Hills, IL28,90887212299
Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860240300
Prairie Grove, IL1,70462282344
Port Barrington, IL1,49068312380
Palatine, IL69,09860833893

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Bismarck, ND68,9813443,2773,621
Union City, NJ68,9652341,7631,997
Flagstaff, AZ69,2704243,7704,194
Weston, FL68,89358644702
Palatine, IL69,09860833893
Source: The Palatine, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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