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Total crime 86%
Violent crime 94%
Property crime 84%
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 Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17n/a (estimate)3572,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a21.0254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)21407379
Burglary1n/a21.0271.7340.5
Theft14n/a293.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a21.0148.2219.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)3361,8472,110

Key findings

  • Palos Park crime rates are 86% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palos Park are 94% lower than the national average
  • In Palos Park you have a 1 in 281 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palos Park is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palos Park has decreased by 73%

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 6.32 times less than the Illinois average and 6.98 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Palos Park is 19.40 times less than the Illinois average and 18.09 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Palos Park has a daily crime rate that is 5.50 times less than the Illinois average and 6.29 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 91% safer than other cities of Illinois and 93% 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 1 in 4768
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palos Park is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palos Park is 1 in 281
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palos Park? In Palos Park, IL you have a 1 in 4768 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 299 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 281 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 not changed in Palos Park, while property crimes in Palos Park have decreased by 74%. Total crime has decreased by 73% 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
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Hometown, IL4,34370352422
      Justice, IL12,95732465497
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      La Grange Park, IL13,59645611656
      Willowbrook CDP, IL1,966120543662
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hockinson, WA4,9361601,4591,619
      Stone Park, IL4,9364761,1381,615
      Medical Lake, WA4,9312602,3682,627
      Laureles, TX4,9314352,4842,919
      Salem, NJ4,9311,5534,8286,380
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Source: The Palos Park, 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.