Park Forest, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
408
Total Crimes
1,910.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-22.87%
Below National Average
403 out of 572
In Illinois
5,921 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Park Forest, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Park Forest is 1,910.3 per 100,000 people. That's -22.87% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -15.23% 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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Park Forest SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Park Forest
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 408 1,910.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 4.7 6.6 5.0
Robbery 29 135.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 39 182.6 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 85 398.0 406.9 366.7
Burglary 70 327.7 271.7 340.5
Larceny 210 983.2 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 43 201.3 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 323 1,512.3 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Park Forest

85.0
Violent Crimes
398.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
8.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 251.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Park Forest each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Park Forest is 398.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 8.53% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -2.19% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Park Forest

323.0
Property Crimes
1,512.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.32%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 66.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Park Forest each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Park Forest is 1,512.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.32% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -18.10% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Park Forest 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 Park Forest

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
Tinley Park, IL 56,119 734 1,307.9 1,268.7 39.2
Chicago Heights, IL 29,471 804 2,728.1 1,954.5 773.6
Oak Forest, IL 27,336 334 1,221.8 1,035.3 186.6
Homer Glen, IL 24,623 130 528.0 503.6 24.4
Mokena, IL 20,573 322 1,565.2 1,487.4 77.8
Matteson, IL 19,517 799 4,093.9 2,797.6 1,296.3
Homewood, IL 18,831 841 4,466.0 4,280.2 185.9
Palos Hills, IL 17,158 132 769.3 658.6 110.7
Richton Park, IL 13,375 355 2,654.2 2,205.6 448.6
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