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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 77%
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 Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,107n/a (estimate)4,4022,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape6n/a23.939.642.6
Robbery41n/a163.079.386.2
Assault79n/a314.2260.8246.8
Violent crime126n/a (estimate)501385381
Burglary113n/a449.4337.7376.0
Theft780n/a3,101.91,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft88n/a350.0193.3228.9
Property crime981n/a (estimate)3,9012,2822,200

Key findings

  • Palm Springs crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palm Springs are 32% higher than the national average
  • In Palm Springs you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palm Springs is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palm Springs has decreased by 6%

Palm Springs crime map

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

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Palm Springs, FL per 100,000 people. In Palm Springs, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.65 times more than the Florida average and 1.71 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Palm Springs is 1.30 times more than the Florida average and 1.32 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Palm Springs has a daily crime rate that is 1.71 times more than the Florida average and 1.77 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Palm Springs (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Palm Springs in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Palm Springs safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Palm Springs being safer than 24% of cities in Florida and 13% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Palm Springs. In conclusion, Palm Springs ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palm Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 200
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 23
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Palm Springs? In Palm Springs, you have a 1 in 200 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Palm Springs, FL is 1 in 23.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Palm Springs is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Palm Springs has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 11% in Palm Springs, while property crimes in Palm Springs have decreased by 6%. Total crime has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Palm Springs police department

      ItemPalm SpringsFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090138138
      Gulf Stream, FL6600338338
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342107634740
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401124733856
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58191795885
      Haverhill, FL1,9841458581,002
      Golf, FL2131569221,077
      Palm Springs, FL23,5925013,9014,402

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Laurel, MD23,5904451,9302,375
      Bainbridge Island, WA23,5761019781,079
      Old Bridge, NJ23,5692061,3881,594
      Fairfax, VA23,62084700784
      Greenbelt, MD23,6234903,0513,542
      Palm Springs, FL23,5925013,9014,402
      Source: The Palm Springs, 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.