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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 14%
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 Beach Gardens/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,492n/a (estimate)2,6642,6672,580
Murder2n/a3.65.25.0
Rape14n/a25.039.642.6
Robbery25n/a44.679.386.2
Assault42n/a75.0260.8246.8
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)148385381
Burglary125n/a223.2337.7376.0
Theft1,210n/a2,160.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft74n/a132.1193.3228.9
Property crime1,409n/a (estimate)2,5162,2822,200

Key findings

  • Palm Beach Gardens crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palm Beach Gardens are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Palm Beach Gardens you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palm Beach Gardens is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palm Beach Gardens has decreased by 4%

Palm Beach Gardens crime map

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The Palm Beach Gardens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palm Beach Gardens 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 Beach Gardens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Palm Beach Gardens (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palm Beach Gardens, FL per 100,000 people. In Palm Beach Gardens, the total number of daily crimes is 1.00 times less than the Florida average and 1.03 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palm Beach Gardens is 2.60 times less than the Florida average and 2.57 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palm Beach Gardens has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Florida average and 1.14 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Palm Beach Gardens (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Palm Beach Gardens safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Palm Beach Gardens is safer than 55% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Palm Beach Gardens is safer than 44% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Palm Beach Gardens. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Palm Beach Gardens is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palm Beach Gardens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palm Beach Gardens is 1 in 675
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Beach Gardens is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Beach Gardens is 1 in 38
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palm Beach Gardens? In Palm Beach Gardens, FL you have a 1 in 675 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palm Beach Gardens.

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

      Determining whether Palm Beach Gardens is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Palm Beach Gardens violent crime rates have increased by 6%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Palm Beach Gardens has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.

      Palm Beach Gardens police department

      ItemPalm Beach GardensFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.23.3
      There are a total of 148 Palm Beach Gardens police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Florida average and 8.4% 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
      Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL5080218218
      Tequesta, FL5,87332568601
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342107634740
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401124733856
      Jupiter Island, FL718108759868
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58191795885
      Haverhill, FL1,9841458581,002
      Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651482,5162,664

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      DeSoto, TX51,8543382,2792,616
      Southaven, MS51,8161242,9813,106
      Albany, OR51,9193954,0014,397
      Battle Creek, MI51,7639903,2304,220
      Harrisonburg, VA51,9792001,5201,720
      Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651482,5162,664
      Source: The Palm Beach Gardens, 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.