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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 41%
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 Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63n/a (estimate)1,3072,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0404381
Burglary4n/a83.0306.7376.0
Theft57n/a1,182.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a41.5153.8228.9
Property crime63n/a (estimate)1,3071,9332,200

Key findings

  • Palos Park crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palos Park are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Palos Park you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palos Park is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palos Park has increased by 88%

Palos Park crime map

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The Palos Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palos 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 Palos Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Palos Park, IL per 100,000 people. In Palos Park, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.79 times less than the Illinois average and 1.97 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Palos Park is equal to the Illinois average and equal to the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the Illinois average and 1.68 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Palos Park (higher is better)

      Is Palos Park safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Palos Park to other cities in the state and across the country, Palos Park is 69% safer than other cities of Illinois and 80% safer than other cities in the nation. Palos Park has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palos Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palos Park is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Park is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Park is 1 in 77
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palos Park? In Palos Park, IL you have a 0 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 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Park.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Palos Park is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Palos Park has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 100% in Palos Park, while property crimes in Palos Park have increased by 100%. Total crime has increased by 88% year over year.

      Palos Park police department

      ItemPalos ParkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Palos Hills, IL17,545104484588
      Palos Park, IL4,93401,3071,307

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stone Park, IL4,9363681,7592,127
      Hockinson, WA4,9361701,6031,772
      Salem, NJ4,9319104,6765,586
      Laureles, TX4,9314272,4592,886
      Shenandoah, PA4,9319631,1722,134
      Palos Park, IL4,93401,3071,307
      Source: The Palos Park, 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.