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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 15%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Bay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,513n/a (estimate)2,2262,6672,580
Murder9n/a8.05.25.0
Rape64n/a56.739.642.6
Robbery43n/a38.179.386.2
Assault288n/a255.1260.8246.8
Violent crime404n/a (estimate)358385381
Burglary402n/a356.1337.7376.0
Theft1,583n/a1,402.11,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft124n/a109.8193.3228.9
Property crime2,109n/a (estimate)1,8682,2822,200

Key findings

  • Palm Bay crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palm Bay are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Palm Bay you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palm Bay is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palm Bay has increased by 3%

Palm Bay crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Palm Bay crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Palm Bay are 1.20 times less than the Florida average and 1.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Palm Bay are 1.08 times less than than Florida and 1.06 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palm Bay are 1.22 times less than than Florida and 1.18 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, Florida compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Palm Bay safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Palm Bay is safer than 46% of Florida cities, and 34% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Palm Bay 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 280
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay is 1 in 45
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Palm Bay? In Palm Bay, you have a 1 in 280 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 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Bay, FL is 1 in 45.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Palm Bay is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Palm Bay has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 24% in Palm Bay, while property crimes in Palm Bay have increased by 10%. Total crime has increased by 3% 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
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Satellite Beach, FL10,49527366393
      Melbourne Beach, FL3,18930454484
      Malabar, FL2,886103612715
      Grant-Valkaria, FL3,996106626731
      Roseland, FL1,783132780911
      Palm Shores, FL1,242136805941
      Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,381231,0791,102
      Palm Bay, FL106,5733581,8682,226

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Everett, WA106,5803364,2154,551
      Highlands Ranch, CO106,5962641,7762,039
      Norwalk, CA106,3604231,8352,258
      Pearland, TX106,238951,4831,578
      North Charleston, SC106,1139215,8206,741
      Palm Bay, FL106,5733581,8682,226
      Source: The Palm Bay, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.