Oak Park, CA
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Oak Park, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Oak Park is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 89% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Park is one in 181. Compared to communities within California, Oak Park‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 99% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Oak Park, and we found that the crime rate in Oak Park is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Oak Park is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Oak Park does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Oak Park.

For Oak Park, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Oak Park than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1190, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Oak Park compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Oak Park is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Oak Park is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Oak Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

89

(100 is safest)


Safer than 89% of U.S. Cities

Oak Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

67

79

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

4.69

5.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Park 0.84
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,190

in Oak Park

1 in 235

in California

Oak Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,276
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Park 4.69
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 213

in Oak Park

1 in 38

in California

Oak Park Property CRIMES

Population: 14,276
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Oak Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Park 15
California 90