Palos Heights, IL
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Palos Heights, IL crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 5 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Palos Heights is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 90% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Heights is one in 187. Compared to communities within Illinois, Palos Heights‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 86% of the state's cities and towns.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Palos Heights has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Palos Heights's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Palos Heights 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 Palos Heights than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 187.

Palos Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Palos Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

67

67

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

5.34

5.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palos Heights 0.00
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Palos Heights

1 in 261

in Illinois
Palos Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,545
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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
Palos Heights 5.34
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 187

in Palos Heights

1 in 50

in Illinois
Palos Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 12,545
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 60 3
Rate per 1,000 0.32 4.78 0.24
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

Palos Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palos Heights 17
Illinois 33