Reported Annual Crime In Palm Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Springs/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,029n/a (estimate)6,3222,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Springs/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.24.95.3
Rape28n/a58.434.940.4
Robbery67n/a139.8139.6102.8
Assault178n/a371.5265.9248.5
Violent crime275n/a (estimate)574445386
Burglary746n/a1,557.1479.8468.9
Theft1,669n/a3,483.71,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft339n/a707.6450.3236.9
Property crime2,754n/a (estimate)5,7482,5532,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Palm Springs, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Palm Springs, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Palm Springs, CA averages 111% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 123% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Palm Springs, CA is 29% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 49% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 125% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 135% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Palm Springs, CA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA2,5621931,1061,299
Sky Valley, CA2,4932631,5081,771
Desert Palms, CA6,7762661,5241,790
Morongo Valley, CA3,6053151,8092,125
Indian Wells, CA5,0891492,0552,205
Cabazon, CA3,2663391,9452,284
Cathedral City, CA52,5502802,0202,299
Palm Springs, CA45,8275745,7486,322

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palm Springs is 123% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.32 daily crimes that occur in Palm Springs.
  • Palm Springs is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palm Springs you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palm Springs has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Palm Springs (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Palm Springs, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Palm Springs, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 2.11 times more than the state average and 2.23 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Palm Springs, CA on a daily bases are 1.29 times more than than California average and 1.49 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Palm Springs, CA are 2.25 times more than the daily state average and 2.35 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Palm Springs (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Palm Springs, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Palm Springs, CA has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Palm Springs, CA is safer than 9% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Palm Springs, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Palm Springs, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palm Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 175
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palm Springs, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palm Springs, CA you have a 1 in 175 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palm Springs, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Palm Springs (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Palm Springs, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Palm Springs, CA has decreased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Palm Springs, CA has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Palm Springs, CA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Palm Springs police department

ItemPalm SpringsCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11951,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 119 Palm Springs police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.4% less than the California average and 20.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coeur d'Alene, ID45,8483452,8273,172
Texas City, TX45,8025183,6574,175
Jeffersonville, IN45,8691372,8953,032
San Luis Obispo, CA45,9113734,3454,718
Beavercreek, OH45,738692,2912,360
Palm Springs, CA45,8275745,7486,322
Source: The Palm Springs, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.