Palos Heights, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
107
Total Crimes
846.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.82%
Below National Average
196 out of 572
In Illinois
2,772 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Palos Heights, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palos Heights is 846.6 per 100,000 people. That's -65.82% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -62.43% lower 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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Palos Heights SnackAbility

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

How Does Palos Heights Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Palos Heights
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 107 846.6 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 1 7.9 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 23.7 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 5 39.6 406.9 366.7
Burglary 6 47.5 271.7 340.5
Larceny 84 664.6 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 12 94.9 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 102 807.0 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Palos Heights

5.0
Violent Crimes
39.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-89.21%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,527.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palos Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palos Heights is 39.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -89.21% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -90.28% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palos Heights

102.0
Property Crimes
807.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-61.75%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palos Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palos Heights is 807.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -61.75% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -56.29% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Palos Heights 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 Palos Heights

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oak Lawn, IL 55,361 909 1,642.0 1,492.0 149.9
Elmhurst, IL 46,857 513 1,094.8 1,020.1 74.7
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,942 264 944.8 873.2 71.6
Oak Forest, IL 27,336 334 1,221.8 1,035.3 186.6
Lisle, IL 23,506 158 672.2 633.9 38.3
Darien, IL 21,935 230 1,048.6 998.4 50.1
Hinsdale, IL 17,756 182 1,025.0 996.8 28.2
Palos Hills, IL 17,158 132 769.3 658.6 110.7
La Grange, IL 15,424 172 1,115.1 1,050.3 64.8
Midlothian, IL 14,433 316 2,189.4 2,043.9 145.5
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