Forest Park, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
631
Total Crimes
4,585.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.14%
Above National Average
543 out of 572
In Illinois
9,078 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Forest Park, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Forest Park is 4,585.4 per 100,000 people. That's 85.14% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 103.49% higher than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,253.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Forest Park SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

How Does Forest Park Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Forest Park
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 631 4,585.4 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 7.3 6.6 5.0
Robbery 23 167.1 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 27 196.2 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 60 436.0 406.9 366.7
Burglary 66 479.6 271.7 340.5
Larceny 466 3,386.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 39 283.4 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 571 4,149.4 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Forest Park

60.0
Violent Crimes
436.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
18.90%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 229.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Forest Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Forest Park is 436.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 18.90% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 7.16% higher than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Forest Park

571.0
Property Crimes
4,149.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
96.66%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Forest Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Forest Park is 4,149.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 96.66% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 124.72% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Forest Park Crime Compared To Illinois Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Illinois.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Forest Park

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cicero, IL 81,270 1,837 2,260.4 1,942.9 317.5
Berwyn, IL 54,702 709 1,296.1 1,087.7 208.4
Wheaton, IL 53,160 655 1,232.1 1,149.4 82.8
Oak Park, IL 52,311 1,750 3,345.4 3,047.2 298.2
Glenview, IL 47,581 443 931.0 826.0 105.1
Elmhurst, IL 46,857 513 1,094.8 1,020.1 74.7
Park Ridge, IL 37,206 306 822.4 792.9 29.6
Northbrook, IL 33,158 489 1,474.8 1,447.6 27.1
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,942 264 944.8 873.2 71.6
Wilmette, IL 27,289 229 839.2 806.2 33.0
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