Park Ridge, IL
Crime Rates



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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Park Ridge is safer than 66% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 38% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Park Ridge. If you live in Park Ridge, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 117. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Park Ridge is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Park Ridge has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Park Ridge is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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 3359, 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 121.

Park Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Park Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

306

317

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.30

8.28

8.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 0.30
Illinois 4.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,359

in Park Ridge

1 in 246

in Illinois

Park Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 36,950
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 4 4
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.05 0.11 0.11

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 8.28
Illinois 18.46

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Park Ridge

1 in 54

in Illinois

Park Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 36,950
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 254 14
Rate per 1,000 1.03 6.87 0.38

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Park Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Park Ridge 44
Illinois 31