Reported Annual Crime In Palmdale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmdale/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,818n/a (estimate)2,3923,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmdale/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a4.44.84.9
Rape44n/a27.632.738.6
Robbery251n/a157.3135.0101.9
Assault528n/a330.8253.8237.8
Violent crime830n/a (estimate)520426373
Burglary803n/a503.1504.3491.4
Theft1,730n/a1,083.91,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft455n/a285.1436.8220.2
Property crime2,988n/a (estimate)1,8722,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Palmdale, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 21% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Palmdale, CA shows a crime rate that is 22% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 40% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Palmdale, CA is shown to be 29% lower than the California average and 25% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmdale is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.55 daily crimes that occur in Palmdale.
  • Palmdale is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palmdale you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmdale has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Palmdale (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palmdale, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Palmdale, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times less than the California average and 1.20 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palmdale, CA is 1.22 times more than the California average and 1.40 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palmdale, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times less than the California average and 1.33 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Palmdale (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Palmdale, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Palmdale, CA ranks safer than 27% of every city located within California along with 23% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Palmdale, CA. As a result, Palmdale, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmdale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmdale is 1 in 193
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmdale is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmdale is 1 in 42
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Palmdale, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Palmdale, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 193. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 54 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Palmdale, CA is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In Palmdale (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Palmdale, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palmdale, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 2% in Palmdale, CA, while property crimes in Palmdale, CA have decreased by 8%. Crimes in total for Palmdale, CA have decreased by 7% year over year.

Palmdale police department

ItemPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Agua Dulce, CA2,898117717834
Leona Valley, CA1,697136833969
Desert View Highlands, CA2,2912481,5271,775
Littlerock, CA2,0402671,6431,910
Acton, CA6,9562691,6561,926
Palmdale, CA155,8105201,8722,392

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Corona, CA157,3951302,2782,407
Salinas, CA154,0776942,6203,314
Springfield, MA153,8361,0733,3544,427
Salem, OR157,9673294,0824,411
Eugene, OR158,1313173,8734,190
Palmdale, CA155,8105201,8722,392
Source: The Palmdale, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.