Park Ridge, IL
Crime Rates



Map Loading GIF Please wait, loading your map...

Safest
Most Dangerous




Park Ridge, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Park Ridge is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (76%) and also has a lower crime rate than 69% 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 Park Ridge is one in 126 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 36. It is for these reasons that Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge, and we found that the crime rate in Park Ridge is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge.

For Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2500, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 133.

Park Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Park Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

282

297

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.40

7.52

7.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 0.40
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,500

in Park Ridge

1 in 228

in Illinois

Park Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,494
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 9 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.03 0.24 0.13

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 7.52
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 133

in Park Ridge

1 in 50

in Illinois

Park Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 37,494
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 58 215 9
Rate per 1,000 1.55 5.73 0.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Park Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Park Ridge 42
Illinois 34