Reported Annual Crime In Palmer Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmer Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime225n/a (estimate)1,8472,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmer Town/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape6n/a49.230.538.6
Robbery4n/a32.877.8101.9
Assault42n/a344.7280.7237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)427391373
Burglary53n/a435.0322.2491.4
Theft112n/a919.31,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a65.7118.8220.2
Property crime173n/a (estimate)1,4201,6912,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Palmer Town, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Palmer Town, MA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Palmer Town, MA is 11% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 35% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Palmer Town, MA has 9% higher than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 15% higher than the national average. In property crime, Palmer Town, MA is 16% lower than the average of Massachusetts and is 43% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmer Town is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.06 daily crimes that occur in Palmer Town.
  • Palmer Town is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palmer Town you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmer Town has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Palmer Town (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Palmer Town, MA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Massachusetts. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Palmer Town, MA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Massachusetts state wide, are 1.13 times less than the state average and 1.55 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Palmer Town, MA on a daily bases are 1.09 times more than than Massachusetts average and 1.15 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Palmer Town, MA are 1.19 times less than the daily state average and 1.75 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Palmer Town (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Palmer Town, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Palmer Town, MA ranks safer than 20% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 32% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Palmer Town, MA. As a result, Palmer Town, MA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmer Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmer Town is 1 in 235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmer Town is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmer Town is 1 in 55
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Palmer Town, MA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Palmer Town, MA, you have a 1 in 235 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 71. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palmer Town, MA is 1 in 55.

Year Over Year Crime In Palmer Town (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Palmer Town, MA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Palmer Town, MA has increased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Palmer Town, MA has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Palmer Town police department

ItemPalmer TownMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hatfield, MA1,420243334577
East Brookfield, MA1,31291548640
Somers, CT1,73386715801
Longmeadow, MA15,858113717830
Granby, MA1,514157692849
Palmer Town, MA12,1554271,4201,847

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Salisbury, NY12,1542401,0121,251
Morgan City, LA12,1532703,2783,548
Lumberton, TX12,1532101,5431,753
Andrews, TX12,1605642,3422,906
Greensburg, IN12,1604192,8063,225
Palmer Town, MA12,1554271,4201,847
Source: The Palmer Town, MA 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.