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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 69%
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 peoplePalos Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime132n/a (estimate)7692,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a17.548.042.6
Robbery1n/a5.898.481.6
Assault15n/a87.4254.0250.2
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)111407379
Burglary19n/a110.7271.7340.5
Theft81n/a472.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a75.8148.2219.9
Property crime113n/a (estimate)6591,8472,110

Key findings

  • Palos Hills crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palos Hills are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Palos Hills you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palos Hills is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palos Hills has increased by 31%

Palos Hills crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Palos Hills crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palos Hills, IL per 100,000 people. In Palos Hills, the total number of daily crimes is 2.93 times less than the Illinois average and 3.24 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palos Hills is 3.67 times less than the Illinois average and 3.43 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Hills has a daily crime rate that is 2.80 times less than the Illinois average and 3.20 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, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Palos Hills safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Palos Hills is safer than 65% of Illinois cities, and 77% 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 Palos Hills. At this time, Palos Hills 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 904
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 130
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Palos Hills, Illinois you have a 1 in 904 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 152 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Hills.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Palos Hills, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Palos Hills has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Palos Hills has increased by 36% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palos Hills has increased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Palos Hills police department

      ItemPalos HillsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      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

      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
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland, UT17,54496885981
      Ocean Springs, MS17,5471292,7542,883
      Colonial Heights, VA17,5543994,0474,446
      Woodmere, NY17,554146560707
      Cocoa, FL17,5588035,1315,934
      Palos Hills, IL17,545111659769
      Source: The Palos Hills, 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.