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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 5%
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 peopleRichton Park/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime355n/a (estimate)2,6542,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape13n/a97.248.042.6
Robbery21n/a157.098.481.6
Assault26n/a194.4254.0250.2
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)449407379
Burglary35n/a261.7271.7340.5
Theft227n/a1,697.21,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft33n/a246.7148.2219.9
Property crime295n/a (estimate)2,2061,8472,110

Key findings

  • Richton Park crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Richton Park are 18% higher than the national average
  • In Richton Park you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Richton Park is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Richton Park has decreased by 7%

Richton Park crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Richton Park on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Richton Park (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.18 times more than the state average and 1.07 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Richton Park on a daily basis are 1.10 times more than than Illinois average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Richton Park are 1.19 times more than the daily state average and 1.05 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Richton Park (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Richton Park safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Richton Park is safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Richton Park is safer than 23% 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 Richton Park. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Richton Park is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richton Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richton Park is 1 in 223
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richton Park is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Richton Park is 1 in 38
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Richton Park? If you reside in Richton Park, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 223. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 46 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Richton Park, is 1 in 38.

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

      A good indicator of whether Richton Park 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 Richton Park has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Richton Park has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Richton Park has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Richton Park police department

      ItemRichton ParkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 35 Richton Park police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% less than the Illinois average and 21.5% 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
      Palos Park, IL4,93421336357
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      St. John, IN15,77722671693
      Beecher, IL4,264179537716
      Palos Heights, IL12,54440807847
      Richton Park, IL13,6684492,2062,654

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      Covington, GA13,6674082,8413,248
      McMinnville, TN13,6649493,4904,439
      Lakeway, TX13,66255899954
      Sharon, PA13,6594261,9542,380
      Heber, UT13,65564852916
      Richton Park, IL13,6684492,2062,654
      Source: The Richton 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.