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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 47%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmer Lake/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,335 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)173 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,163 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Palmer Lake crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palmer Lake are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Palmer Lake you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palmer Lake is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palmer Lake has not changed

Palmer Lake crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Palmer Lake (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmer Lake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmer Lake is 1 in 579
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmer Lake is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmer Lake is 1 in 75

      Year Over Year Crime In Palmer Lake (per 100,000 people)

      Palmer Lake police department

      ItemPalmer LakeColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.49.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Palmer Lake police officers. This results in 0.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 95.8% less than the Colorado average and 87.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Green Mountain Falls, CO644143286429
      Perry Park, CO1,81556375431
      Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,3651409411,081
      Black Forest, CO13,5061581,0671,225
      Woodmoor, CO8,5871741,1691,343
      Gleneagle, CO6,5832551,7141,969
      Woodland Park, CO7,1802081,8552,063
      Palmer Lake, CO2,5581731,1631,335

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Horace, ND2,55963459522
      Cairo, IL2,5592531,2131,466
      Granite Falls, MN2,5571113,3923,503
      Colwyn, PA2,5575102,3132,822
      Collins, MS2,5571141,1681,282
      Palmer Lake, CO2,5581731,1631,335
      Source: The Palmer Lake, CO 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.