Park Ridge, IL
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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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, Park Ridge is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 47% 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 101. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

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 1773, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Park Ridge; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Park Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Park Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

349

370

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.56

9.37

9.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 0.56
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,773

in Park Ridge

1 in 247

in Illinois

Park Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,240
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 4 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.11 0.40

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 9.37
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Park Ridge

1 in 52

in Illinois

Park Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 37,240
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 52 280 17
Rate per 1,000 1.40 7.52 0.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Park Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Park Ridge 52
Illinois 33