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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 28%
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 peoplePark Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime405n/a (estimate)1,8722,3372,580
Murder1n/a4.66.95.0
Rape4n/a18.546.042.6
Robbery24n/a110.9111.586.2
Assault32n/a147.9239.7246.8
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)282404381
Burglary75n/a346.6306.7376.0
Theft218n/a1,007.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft51n/a235.7153.8228.9
Property crime344n/a (estimate)1,5901,9332,200

Key findings

  • Park Forest crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Park Forest are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Park Forest you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Park Forest is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Park Forest has increased by 3%

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Park Forest, IL per 100,000 people. In Park Forest, the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times less than the Illinois average and 1.38 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Park Forest is 1.43 times less than the Illinois average and 1.35 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Park Forest has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times less than the Illinois average and 1.38 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Park Forest (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Park Forest safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Park Forest is safer than 28% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Park Forest is safer than 44% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Park Forest. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Park Forest is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Park Forest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Park Forest is 1 in 355
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Park Forest is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Park Forest is 1 in 54
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Park Forest, Illinois you have a 1 in 355 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 63 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Park Forest.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Park Forest, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Park Forest has decreased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Park Forest has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Park Forest has increased by 3% year over year.

      Park Forest police department

      ItemPark ForestIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5030,690558,732
      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
      Lowell, IN9,42310216227
      Peotone, IL4,14672554626
      Homer Glen, IL24,38537605641
      Beecher, IL4,26489557646
      St. John, IN15,77717630647
      Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508106605711
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Park Forest, IL21,8312821,5901,872

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stoneham, MA21,8311491,0981,247
      Kenmore, WA21,830431,1151,159
      Prairie Village, KS21,8241841,1061,291
      Acworth, GA21,8241042,1842,289
      Massapequa, NY21,820167687854
      Park Forest, IL21,8312821,5901,872
      Source: The Park Forest, 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.