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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 78%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalos Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime102n/a (estimate)5882,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a11.546.042.6
Robbery3n/a17.3111.586.2
Assault13n/a75.0239.7246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)104404381
Burglary8n/a46.1306.7376.0
Theft68n/a392.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a46.1153.8228.9
Property crime84n/a (estimate)4841,9332,200

Key findings

  • Palos Hills crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palos Hills are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Palos Hills you have a 1 in 170 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palos Hills is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palos Hills has increased by 3%

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 3.97 times less than the Illinois average and 4.39 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palos Hills is 3.89 times less than the Illinois average and 3.67 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Hills has a daily crime rate that is 3.99 times less than the Illinois average and 4.54 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 73% of Illinois cities, and 82% 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 964
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 207
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Hills is 1 in 170
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Palos Hills, Illinois you have a 1 in 964 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 207 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 170 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 14%, while the property crime rate in Palos Hills has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palos Hills has increased by 3% 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
      Justice, IL12,95755226281
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland, UT17,544959701,065
      Ocean Springs, MS17,5472033,3233,526
      Woodmere, NY17,554143588730
      Colonial Heights, VA17,5542803,7864,066
      Bay City, TX17,5584173,9164,333
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Source: The Palos Hills, 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.