A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Palmdale, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 28% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 23% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Palmdale, CA shows a crime rate that is 4% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Palmdale, CA is shown to be 33% lower than the California average and 29% lower than the national average.
The Palmdale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palmdale 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 Palmdale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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The overall crime rate in Palmdale is 23% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 5.79 daily crimes that occur in Palmdale.
Palmdale is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
In Palmdale you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Palmdale has decreased by 12%.
The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palmdale, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Palmdale, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.39 times less than the California average and 1.30 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palmdale, CA is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.12 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palmdale, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the California average and 1.40 times less than the national average.
How Safe is Palmdale (higher is better)
When comparing the safety of Palmdale, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Palmdale, CA ranks safer than 38% of every city located within California along with 31% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Palmdale, CA. As a result, Palmdale, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmdale
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmdale is 1 in 233
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmdale is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmdale is 1 in 48
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Palmdale, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Palmdale, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 233. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 60 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Palmdale, CA is 1 in 48.
Year Over Year Crime In Palmdale (per 100,000 people)
The year over year crime rate for Palmdale, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palmdale, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 17% in Palmdale, CA, while property crimes in Palmdale, CA have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Palmdale, CA have decreased by 12% year over year.
Palmdale police department
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Sex offenders in California
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.
Source: The Palmdale, CA 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.