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 75% 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 87% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 85% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 73% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 77% 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.
The Palos Hills crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palos Hills 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 Palos Hills crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Palos Hills is 78% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 1.67 daily crimes that occur in Palos Hills.
Palos Hills is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
In Palos Hills you have a 1 in 165 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Palos Hills has decreased by 4%.
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 4.02 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 7.63 times less than the Illinois average and 6.66 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Hills, IL has a daily crime rate that is 3.64 times less than the Illinois average and 4.28 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 77% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 87% 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 1740
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 165
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 1740 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 182 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 165 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 increased by 27%, while the property crime rate in Palos Hills, IL has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palos Hills, IL has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.
Palos Hills police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
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 40.5% less than the National average.
Sex offenders in Illinois
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.
Source: The Palos Hills, 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.