Palos Park, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
17
Total Crimes
356.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-85.60%
Below National Average
62 out of 572
In Illinois
992 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Palos Park, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palos Park is 356.5 per 100,000 people. That's -85.60% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -84.18% 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 Park SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Palos Park
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 17 356.5 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 21.0 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 1 21.0 406.9 366.7
Burglary 1 21.0 271.7 340.5
Larceny 14 293.6 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 21.0 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 16 335.6 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Palos Park

1.0
Violent Crimes
21.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-94.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 4,768.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palos Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palos Park is 21.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -94.28% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -94.85% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palos Park

16.0
Property Crimes
335.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-84.10%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 298.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palos Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palos Park is 335.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -84.10% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -81.83% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Palos 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 Palos Park

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Orland Park, IL 58,519 974 1,664.4 1,620.0 44.4
Oak Lawn, IL 55,361 909 1,642.0 1,492.0 149.9
Wheaton, IL 53,160 655 1,232.1 1,149.4 82.8
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
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
Bridgeview, IL 16,153 357 2,210.1 1,950.1 260.0
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