Reported Annual Crime In Palo Alto

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalo Alto/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,070 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalo Alto/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)158 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)911 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palo Alto is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.93 daily crimes that occur in Palo Alto.
  • Palo Alto is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palo Alto you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palo Alto has increased by 55%.

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Daily Crime In Palo Alto (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palo Alto

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palo Alto is 1 in 632
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palo Alto is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palo Alto is 1 in 94

Year Over Year Crime In Palo Alto (per 100,000 people)

Palo Alto police department

ItemPalo AltoPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.01.83.3
There are a total of 1 Palo Alto police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.8% less than the Pennsylvania average and 70.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ringtown, PA6540125125
New Philadelphia, PA1,0701880188
Coaldale, PA15622791317
Orwigsburg, PA3,0530465465
Minersville, PA4,332165448613
Palo Alto, PA1,0661589111,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rio Grande, OH1,0666133,5584,172
Stonington, CT1,0661031,4481,551
Minkler, CA1,0661438791,022
Milford, NJ1,06592585676
Edinburg, IL1,06595666761
Palo Alto, PA1,0661589111,070
Source: The Palo Alto, PA 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.