Reported Annual Crime In Palmer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmer/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)3,6754,3712,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmer/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.98.45.3
Rape1n/a13.9116.741.7
Robbery4n/a55.7128.598.0
Assault14n/a194.9575.4248.9
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)278829383
Burglary19n/a264.5563.8430.4
Theft208n/a2,895.32,402.71,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a236.6575.6237.4
Property crime244n/a (estimate)3,3963,5422,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Palmer, AK is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Palmer, AK. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Palmer, AK averages 16% lower than the rest of Alaska while the rate of crime on a national scale is 34% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Palmer, AK is 66% lower than the average rate of crime in Alaska and 27% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 4% lower than the remainder of the state of Alaska and 44% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Palmer, AK area.
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The Palmer crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palmer 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 Palmer crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmer is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.07 daily crimes that occur in Palmer.
  • Palmer is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palmer you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmer has increased by 71%.

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Daily Crime In Palmer (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palmer, AK per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Alaska and on a national level. In Palmer, AK the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times less than the Alaska average and 1.34 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palmer, AK is 2.98 times less than the Alaska average and 1.38 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palmer, AK has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Alaska average and 1.44 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Palmer (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palmer, AK compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Palmer, AK safer than 48% when compared to other Alaska cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alaska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Palmer, AK. At this time, Palmer, AK sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmer is 1 in 360
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmer is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmer is 1 in 28
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Palmer, AK? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Palmer, AK, then there is a 1 in 360 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 30. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Palmer, AK.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Palmer, AK is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Palmer, AK has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Palmer, AK has increased by 87%, and the total amount of crime in Palmer, AK has increased by 71% year to year.

Palmer police department

ItemPalmerAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)281,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.55.43.3
There are a total of 28 Palmer police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the Alaska average and 39% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alaska

StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
Alaska3,188455222
There are a total of 3,188 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 455 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 105% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lazy Mountain, AK1,5383001,2841,584
Farm Loop, AK1,1193161,3521,668
Sutton-Alpine, AK1,5644131,7642,176
Butte, AK3,9054261,8212,247
Gateway, AK6,0616222,6563,277
Fishhook, AK5,8666542,7953,449
Lakes, AK8,9447413,1683,909
Palmer, AK6,5722783,3963,675

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hillsboro, OH6,5721372,5552,692
Ben Lomond, CA6,5732731,5161,788
Carbondale, CO6,5712481,5781,826
Union, OH6,5692772,2502,527
Viola, NY6,575165699864
Palmer, AK6,5722783,3963,675
Source: The Palmer, AK 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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