Reported Annual Crime In Palmyra

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmyra/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime211n/a (estimate)2,8921,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmyra/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape1n/a13.716.240.4
Robbery2n/a27.4100.4102.8
Assault10n/a137.1124.2248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)178245386
Burglary22n/a301.5282.7468.9
Theft173n/a2,371.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a41.1126.6236.9
Property crime198n/a (estimate)2,7141,5452,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Palmyra, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Palmyra, NJ, 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 Palmyra, NJ is 62% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 2% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Palmyra, NJ has 27% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 54% lower than the national average. In property crime, Palmyra, NJ is 76% higher than the average of New Jersey and is 11% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Valley, NJ2000
Langhorne, PA1,50344245289
Ivyland, PA1,01644245289
Woodbourne, PA3,71960332392
Spring House, PA3,67360332392
Wyncote, PA3,30760332392
Churchville, PA3,84360332392
Palmyra, NJ7,3721782,7142,892

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmyra is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.92 daily crimes that occur in Palmyra.
  • Palmyra is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palmyra you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmyra has increased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Palmyra (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Palmyra, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Palmyra, NJ are 1.62 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.02 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Palmyra, NJ are 1.38 times less than than New Jersey and 2.17 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palmyra, NJ are 1.76 times more than than New Jersey and 1.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Palmyra (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Palmyra, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Palmyra, NJ has been ranked safer than 22% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Palmyra, NJ is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Palmyra, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Palmyra, NJ is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmyra

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmyra is 1 in 562
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmyra is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmyra is 1 in 35
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Palmyra, NJ? 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 Palmyra, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 562. 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 37 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 Palmyra, NJ is 1 in 35.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Palmyra, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Palmyra, NJ has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Palmyra, NJ has increased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palmyra, NJ has increased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Palmyra police department

ItemPalmyraNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 17 Palmyra police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.6% less than the New Jersey average and 30.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

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Fair Lakes, VA7,36871605675
West Dundee, IL7,367541,3911,445
Pimmit Hills, VA7,36476645720
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Palmyra, NJ7,3721782,7142,892
Source: The Palmyra, NJ 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.