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Crime rate in Oak Forest, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Oak Forest, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Oak Forest, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Oak Forest, IL is 129 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Oak Forest crime rate rose by 35% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Oak Forest has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Oak Forest, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oak Forest:

129.2
Midlothian:

157.9
Crestwood:

273.7
Markham:

353.5
Robbins:

382.7
Country Club Hills:

243.7
Tinley Park:

73.5
Posen:

163.0
Hazel Crest:

344.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oak Forest by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(42.7)
6
(21.5)
5
(17.9)
5
(18.0)
3
(11.0)
2
(7.1)
3
(10.7)
5
(17.7)
1
(3.5)
8
(28.3)
5
(17.8)
8
(28.8)
5
(18.1)
9
(32.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(81.8)
17
(60.8)
20
(71.7)
12
(43.3)
21
(76.8)
13
(46.4)
14
(49.8)
15
(53.2)
7
(24.8)
13
(46.1)
20
(71.2)
15
(54.0)
12
(43.4)
15
(54.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(92.5)
25
(89.4)
32
(114.7)
22
(79.3)
15
(54.9)
9
(32.1)
11
(39.2)
16
(56.7)
18
(63.7)
17
(60.2)
16
(57.0)
19
(68.4)
20
(72.3)
25
(91.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
99
(352.1)
103
(368.3)
87
(311.9)
102
(367.7)
88
(321.9)
83
(295.9)
108
(384.4)
98
(347.4)
65
(230.1)
50
(177.2)
57
(202.9)
54
(194.5)
48
(173.6)
57
(208.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
474
(1,686)
401
(1,434)
286
(1,025)
346
(1,247)
356
(1,302)
302
(1,077)
330
(1,175)
331
(1,173)
255
(902.6)
205
(726.4)
214
(761.9)
234
(842.9)
222
(803.1)
186
(680.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(170.7)
33
(118.0)
41
(147.0)
21
(75.7)
21
(76.8)
15
(53.5)
11
(39.2)
8
(28.4)
16
(56.6)
17
(60.2)
29
(103.2)
26
(93.7)
34
(123.0)
40
(146.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.1)
2
(7.2)
2
(7.2)
4
(14.4)
5
(18.3)
3
(10.7)
2
(7.1)
3
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index190.0174.4133.4139.4123.6101.2115.5122.179.794.8107.1107.896.1129.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Oak Forest, Illinois as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oak Forest is 1,862 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Oak Forest, IL?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Oak Forest:

120.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Oak Forest:

76.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oak Forest:

90.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oak Forest:

89.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oak Forest:

81.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oak Forest:

47.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oak Forest:

79.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oak Forest:

62.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oak Forest:

53.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oak Forest:

76.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oak Forest:

93.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oak Forest:

111.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oak Forest:

125.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oak Forest:

136.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oak Forest:

128.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oak Forest:

120.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Oak Forest:

73.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Oak Forest:

74.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Oak Forest:

97.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Oak Forest:

93.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Oak Forest:

95.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oak Forest:

94.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oak Forest:

80.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oak Forest:

99.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oak Forest:

132.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oak Forest:

141.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oak Forest:

121.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oak Forest:

141.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oak Forest:

147.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oak Forest:

135.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oak Forest:

163.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oak Forest:

180.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oak Forest:

197.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oak Forest:

159.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Oak Forest:

197.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Oak Forest:

199.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 55 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 53 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 54 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 54 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 53 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 52 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 52 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Oak Forest, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 60462.