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 17% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 12% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Palm Bay, FL has a rate that is 24% higher than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 32% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Palm Bay, FL is 24% lower than its state's mean, and 19% lower than the country's average.
The Palm Bay crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palm Bay as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Palm Bay crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Palm Bay is 12% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.6 daily crimes that occur in Palm Bay.
Palm Bay is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
In Palm Bay you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Palm Bay has not changed.
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 1.21 times less than the Florida average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Palm Bay, FL are 1.24 times more than than Florida and 1.32 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palm Bay, FL are 1.32 times less than than Florida and 1.24 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 28% 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 199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 42
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 199 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 53. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay, FL is 1 in 42.
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 increased by 6% in Palm Bay, FL, while property crimes in Palm Bay, FL have decreased by 2%. Crimes in total for Palm Bay, FL have not changed year over year.
Palm Bay police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
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
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.
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.