Reported Annual Crime In Palm Beach Gardens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Beach Gardens/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,530n/a (estimate)2,7982,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Beach Gardens/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.75.05.3
Rape9n/a16.537.841.7
Robbery28n/a51.288.698.0
Assault27n/a49.4276.5248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)121408383
Burglary143n/a261.5423.4430.4
Theft1,259n/a2,302.61,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft62n/a113.4204.5237.4
Property crime1,464n/a (estimate)2,6782,5122,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Palm Beach Gardens, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Palm Beach Gardens, 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 Beach Gardens, FL crime rates are 4% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 2% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Palm Beach Gardens, FL has a rate that is 70% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 68% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 7% higher than its state's mean, and 13% higher than the country's average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Palm Beach Gardens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palm Beach Gardens is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.67 daily crimes that occur in Palm Beach Gardens.
  • Palm Beach Gardens is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palm Beach Gardens you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palm Beach Gardens has decreased by 5%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Palm Beach Gardens, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the Florida average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 3.38 times less than the Florida average and 3.17 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palm Beach Gardens, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Florida average and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Palm Beach Gardens (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Palm Beach Gardens, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Palm Beach Gardens, FL has been ranked safer than 66% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Palm Beach Gardens, FL is safer than 49% 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Palm Beach Gardens, FL 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 829
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Beach Gardens is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Beach Gardens is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palm Beach Gardens, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palm Beach Gardens, FL you have a 1 in 829 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

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

Determining whether Palm Beach Gardens, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Palm Beach Gardens, FL has increased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Palm Beach Gardens, FL has decreased by 5% 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
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
Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL508216216433
Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342113697811
Gun Club Estates, FL1,401131807938
Jupiter Island, FL7180983983
Haverhill, FL1,9841539441,098
Jupiter Farms, FL11,8091559571,112
North Palm Beach, FL12,5811291,0331,163
Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651212,6782,798

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DeSoto, TX51,8544062,6793,085
Southaven, MS51,8161392,7432,882
Albany, OR51,9191042,6182,722
Battle Creek, MI51,7639533,6994,652
Harrisonburg, VA51,9792381,6701,908
Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651212,6782,798
Source: The Palm Beach Gardens, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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