Reported Annual Crime In Palmyra

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmyra/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime123n/a (estimate)1,6452,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmyra/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.45.25.3
Rape0n/a0.034.740.4
Robbery1n/a13.496.4102.8
Assault19n/a254.1180.1248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)281316386
Burglary15n/a200.6277.8468.9
Theft83n/a1,110.21,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a53.5102.1236.9
Property crime102n/a (estimate)1,3641,7432,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Palmyra, PA. All reported Palmyra, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Palmyra, PA overall crime rate is 20% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 42% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Palmyra, PA, the rate is 11% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 27% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Palmyra, PA comes in at 22% lower than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 44% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cornwall, PA4,166244771
Colony Park, PA1,09363349413
East Petersburg, PA4,50466353420
Cleona, PA2,2480466466
Salunga, PA2,97487482570
Penryn, PA1,17692509602
Rheems, PA1,64797535632
Palmyra, PA7,3992811,3641,645

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmyra is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.51 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 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmyra has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Palmyra (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Palmyra, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Palmyra, PA are 1.25 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.72 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Palmyra, PA are 1.13 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palmyra, PA are 1.28 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.80 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Palmyra (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Palmyra, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Palmyra, PA ranks safer than 38% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 48% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Palmyra, PA. As a result, Palmyra, PA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmyra

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmyra is 1 in 356
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmyra is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmyra is 1 in 61
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Palmyra, PA? 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 Palmyra, PA, you have a 1 in 356 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 74. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palmyra, PA is 1 in 61.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Palmyra, PA 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 Palmyra, PA has decreased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Palmyra, PA has increased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Palmyra, PA has increased by 8% year to year.

Palmyra police department

ItemPalmyraPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 10 Palmyra police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.7% less than the Pennsylvania average and 58.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Yelm, WA7,3982286,1966,424
Alamo Heights, TX7,397973,2493,346
Twin Rivers, NJ7,4022481,5671,815
Hatboro, PA7,4031749571,131
Northridge, OH7,4042482,1352,383
Palmyra, PA7,3992811,3641,645
Source: The Palmyra, PA 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.