Richton Park, IL
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The crime rate in Richton Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Richton Park is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Richton Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Richton Park has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Richton Park to other communities of similar population, then Richton Park crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Richton Park does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Richton Park 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 Richton Park.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Richton Park occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Richton Park; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 351. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Richton Park's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Richton Park a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Richton Park is one in 43.

Richton Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Richton Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

316

355

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.85

23.07

25.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Richton Park 2.85
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 351

in Richton Park

1 in 261

in Illinois
Richton Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,695
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 25 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.51 1.83 0.51
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
Richton Park 23.07
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Richton Park

1 in 50

in Illinois
Richton Park Property CRIMES
Population: 13,695
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 234 25
Rate per 1,000 4.16 17.09 1.83
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

Richton Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Richton Park 89
Illinois 33