Palatine, IL
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Palatine, IL crime analytics


Palatine is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 61% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Palatine is one in 107 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Palatine is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Palatine, and we found that the crime rate in Palatine is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Palatine 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 Palatine 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 Palatine.

For Palatine, 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 Palatine than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1925, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Palatine is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Palatine than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 114.

Palatine Crime Data

 
Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Palatine Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

609

645

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.52

8.79

9.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palatine 0.52
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,925

in Palatine

1 in 261

in Illinois
Palatine VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 69,308
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 15 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.22 0.19
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
Palatine 8.79
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 114

in Palatine

1 in 50

in Illinois
Palatine Property CRIMES
Population: 69,308
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 573 16
Rate per 1,000 0.29 8.27 0.23
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

Palatine Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palatine 47
Illinois 33