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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 25%
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/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,332 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)576 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,756 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Palmer crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palmer are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Palmer you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palmer is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palmer has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Palmer (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmer

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmer is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmer is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmer is 1 in 31

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

      Palmer police department

      ItemPalmerIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Farmersville, IL678000
      Pawnee, IL2,73837037
      Stonington, IL9131160116
      Morrisonville, IL1,0550495495
      Divernon, IL1,2010534534
      Witt, IL9100822822
      Taylorville, IL11,081661,2681,335
      Palmer, IL1765762,7563,332

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Donnellson, IL1766503,1123,763
      Tolna, ND1764163,0203,436
      South Fork, MO1764912,5883,078
      Centennial, WY1762221,8652,087
      McClelland, IA1762301,5591,790
      Palmer, IL1765762,7563,332
      Source: The Palmer, IL 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.