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Reported Annual Crime In Palm Bay

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Bay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,357n/a (estimate)2,1663,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Bay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a3.75.45.3
Rape57n/a52.436.940.4
Robbery47n/a43.297.9102.8
Assault408n/a374.9290.2248.5
Violent crime516n/a (estimate)474430386
Burglary454n/a417.2486.7468.9
Theft1,252n/a1,150.51,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft135n/a124.1209.3236.9
Property crime1,841n/a (estimate)1,6922,6872,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Palm Bay, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Palm Bay, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Palm Bay, FL crime rates are 31% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 24% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Palm Bay, FL has a rate that is 10% higher than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 23% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Palm Bay, FL is 37% lower than its state's mean, and 31% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palm Bay is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.93 daily crimes that occur in Palm Bay.
  • Palm Bay is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palm Bay you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palm Bay has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Palm Bay (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Palm Bay, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Palm Bay, FL are 1.44 times less than the Florida average and 1.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Palm Bay, FL are 1.10 times more than than Florida and 1.23 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palm Bay, FL are 1.59 times less than than Florida and 1.45 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Palm Bay (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palm Bay, FL compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Palm Bay, FL safer than 45% when compared to other Florida cities, and 27% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Palm Bay, FL. At this time, Palm Bay, FL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palm Bay

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 47
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Palm Bay, FL? 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 Palm Bay, FL, you have a 1 in 211 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 60. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay, FL is 1 in 47.

Year Over Year Crime In Palm Bay (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Palm Bay, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palm Bay, FL 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 1% in Palm Bay, FL, while property crimes in Palm Bay, FL have decreased by 13%. Crimes in total for Palm Bay, FL have decreased by 10% year over year.

Palm Bay police department

ItemPalm BayFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23131,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.23.3
There are a total of 231 Palm Bay police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.8% less than the Florida average and 32.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Melbourne Village, FL7690717717
Malabar, FL2,886115720836
Grant-Valkaria, FL3,996118737855
Melbourne Beach, FL3,189629561,018
Roseland, FL1,7831479181,065
Satellite Beach, FL10,495939871,080
Palm Shores, FL1,2421529481,099
Palm Bay, FL106,5734741,6922,166

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Everett, WA106,5804505,1465,595
Highlands Ranch, CO106,5962281,8222,049
Norwalk, CA106,3603901,8272,217
Pearland, TX106,2381751,8141,988
North Charleston, SC106,1138995,6286,526
Palm Bay, FL106,5734741,6922,166
Source: The Palm Bay, FL 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.