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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 79%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalm Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,118n/a (estimate)4,4182,5242,489
Murder1n/a4.05.25.0
Rape5n/a19.839.442.6
Robbery35n/a138.375.581.6
Assault120n/a474.3258.3250.2
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)636378379
Burglary131n/a517.7295.2340.5
Theft757n/a2,991.71,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft69n/a272.7181.8219.9
Property crime957n/a (estimate)3,7822,1462,110

Key findings

  • Palm Springs crime rates are 77% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palm Springs are 68% 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 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palm Springs has not changed

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 1.75 times more than the Florida average and 1.77 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Palm Springs is 1.68 times more than the Florida average and 1.68 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Palm Springs has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times more than the Florida average and 1.79 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 16% of cities in Florida and 9% 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 158
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palm Springs is 1 in 27
      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 158 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 27. 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 increased by 27% in Palm Springs, while property crimes in Palm Springs have decreased by 3%. Total crime has not changed 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, FL1,3090202202
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342105596701
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401121689810
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58175836912
      Haverhill, FL1,984142807949
      Golf, FL2131538671,020
      Cabana Colony, FL2,5781669441,111
      Palm Springs, FL23,5926363,7824,418

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Laurel, MD23,5904311,8512,282
      Bainbridge Island, WA23,57640901941
      Old Bridge, NJ23,5692051,3201,524
      Fairfax, VA23,62087690777
      Greenbelt, MD23,6234703,1003,570
      Palm Springs, FL23,5926363,7824,418
      Source: The Palm Springs, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.