Reported Annual Crime In Park Forest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePark Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime395n/a (estimate)1,8162,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePark Forest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.67.85.3
Rape15n/a69.043.441.7
Robbery27n/a124.1137.298.0
Assault24n/a110.3250.4248.9
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)308439383
Burglary70n/a321.8339.5430.4
Theft217n/a997.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft41n/a188.5163.1237.4
Property crime328n/a (estimate)1,5082,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Park Forest, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Park Forest, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Park Forest, IL crime rate is 26% lower than the Illinois average and is 34% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Park Forest, IL has a violent crime rate that is 30% lower than the Illinois average and 20% lower than the national average. For property crime, Park Forest, IL is 25% lower than the Illinois average and 36% lower than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Park Forest crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Park Forest is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.98 daily crimes that occur in Park Forest.
  • Park Forest is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Park Forest you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Park Forest has decreased by 15%.

Compare Park Forest, IL Crime To Other Cities

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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Park Forest, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times less than the Illinois average and 1.51 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Park Forest, IL is 1.42 times less than the Illinois average and 1.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Park Forest, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Illinois average and 1.57 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Park Forest (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Park Forest, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Park Forest, IL has been ranked safer than 29% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Park Forest, IL is safer than 43% 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, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Park Forest, IL 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 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Park Forest is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Park Forest is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Park Forest, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Park Forest, IL you have a 1 in 325 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 67 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Park Forest, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Park Forest, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Park Forest, IL has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Park Forest, IL has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Park Forest, IL has decreased by 15% year to 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
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lowell, IN9,423216384
Palos Park, IL4,93421476496
Homer Glen, IL24,38516551567
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,508111671782
Glenwood, IL8,853146674821
St. John, IN15,77712835847
Frankfort, IL18,41537825862
Park Forest, IL21,8313081,5081,816

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stoneham, MA21,8311229011,024
Kenmore, WA21,830531,3761,429
Acworth, GA21,8241762,5452,721
Prairie Village, KS21,8241731,1761,350
Massapequa, NY21,820170723893
Park Forest, IL21,8313081,5081,816
Source: The Park Forest, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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