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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 59%
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 Ridge/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime362n/a (estimate)9662,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a5.346.042.6
Robbery4n/a10.7111.586.2
Assault15n/a40.0239.7246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)56404381
Burglary51n/a136.0306.7376.0
Theft273n/a728.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft17n/a45.3153.8228.9
Property crime341n/a (estimate)9101,9332,200

Key findings

  • Park Ridge crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Park Ridge are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Park Ridge you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Park Ridge is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Park Ridge has increased by 24%

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Park Ridge for every 100,000 residents. The Park Ridge total amount of daily crime is 2.42 times less than the Illinois average and 2.67 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Park Ridge, is 7.21 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 6.79 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Park Ridge has a daily crime average that is 2.12 times less than the Illinois average and 2.42 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Park Ridge (higher is better)

      How safe is Park Ridge, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Park Ridge is safer than 73% of the cities in Illinois and 82% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Park Ridge. Overall, Park Ridge is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Park Ridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 1786
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 104
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Park Ridge? In Park Ridge, you have a 1 in 1786 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 110. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Park Ridge, IL is 1 in 104.

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

      A good indicator of whether Park Ridge is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Park Ridge has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Park Ridge has increased by 23% year over year. The number of total crimes in Park Ridge has increased by 24% year over year.

      Park Ridge police department

      ItemPark RidgeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 65 Park Ridge police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.8% less than the Illinois average and 46.9% 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
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Forest Lake, IL1,74385407493
      La Grange Park, IL13,59637462500
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64180480560
      Hinsdale, IL17,43811550561
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      Park Ridge, IL37,56756910966

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spanish Fork, UT37,56530878908
      Spartanburg, SC37,5706153,8034,418
      Delaware, OH37,5541601,5051,665
      Egypt Lake-Leto, FL37,5895293,1343,662
      Oviedo, FL37,5451578921,049
      Park Ridge, IL37,56756910966
      Source: The Park Ridge, 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.