University Park, IL
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University Park has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in University Park is 1 in 71. How does University Park fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? University Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, University Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, University Park 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 University 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 University Park.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that University Park's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in University Park is one in 544.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the village, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that University Park experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in University Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

University Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

University Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

87

100

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.84

12.31

14.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
University Park 1.84
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 544

in University Park

1 in 261

in Illinois
University Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,070
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 7 3
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.28 0.99 0.42
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
University Park 12.31
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in University Park

1 in 50

in Illinois
University Park Property CRIMES
Population: 7,070
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 68 5
Rate per 1,000 1.98 9.62 0.71
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

University Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
University Park 9
Illinois 33

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