Palatine, IL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
386
Total Crimes
562.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.11%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Palatine, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palatine is 562.3 per 100,000 people. That's -78.11% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -75.94% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,337.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Palatine SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
9
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

How Does Palatine Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Palatine
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 386 562.3 2,337.0 2,568.4
Murder 1 1.5 6.9 5.0
Robbery 7 10.2 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 9 13.1 239.7 246.8
Violent Crime 28 40.8 404.1 368.9
Burglary 26 37.9 306.7 376.0
Larceny 317 461.8 1,472.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 21.9 153.8 228.9
Property Crime 358 521.5 1,932.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Palatine

28
Violent Crimes
40.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-88.94%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,451.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palatine each year. That compares to a 1 in 247.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palatine is 40.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -88.94% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -89.91% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 404.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palatine

358
Property Crimes
521.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-76.29%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 191.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palatine each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palatine is 521.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.29% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -73.02% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,932.8 per 100,000 people.

Palatine Crime Compared To Illinois Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Illinois.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Palatine

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Arlington Heights, IL 75,688 656 866.7 829.7 37.0
Glenview, IL 48,088 456 948.3 877.6 70.7
Elmhurst, IL 47,025 468 995.2 946.3 48.9
Buffalo Grove, IL 41,182 275 667.8 650.8 17.0
Park Ridge, IL 37,490 362 965.6 909.6 56.0
Northbrook, IL 33,424 518 1,549.8 1,531.8 18.0
Highland Park, IL 29,764 222 745.9 665.2 80.6
Wilmette, IL 27,467 272 990.3 942.9 47.3
Rolling Meadows, IL 23,970 299 1,247.4 1,184.8 62.6
Lake Zurich, IL 19,930 264 1,324.6 1,299.5 25.1
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