Palos Heights, IL
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Palos Heights, IL 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Palos Heights is safer than 90% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 14% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Palos Heights. If you live in Palos Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 187. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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