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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 30%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmetto Bay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime753n/a (estimate)3,0252,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape5n/a20.139.642.6
Robbery12n/a48.279.386.2
Assault25n/a100.4260.8246.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)169385381
Burglary85n/a341.5337.7376.0
Theft607n/a2,438.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft19n/a76.3193.3228.9
Property crime711n/a (estimate)2,8572,2822,200

Key findings

  • Palmetto Bay crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palmetto Bay are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Palmetto Bay you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palmetto Bay is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palmetto Bay has decreased by 10%

Palmetto Bay crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Palmetto Bay (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palmetto Bay, FL per 100,000 people. In Palmetto Bay, the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Florida average and 1.17 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palmetto Bay is 2.28 times less than the Florida average and 2.26 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palmetto Bay has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times more than the Florida average and 1.30 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Palmetto Bay (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palmetto Bay, Florida compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Palmetto Bay safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Palmetto Bay is safer than 50% of Florida cities, and 38% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Palmetto Bay. At this time, Palmetto Bay sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmetto Bay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmetto Bay is 1 in 593
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmetto Bay is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmetto Bay is 1 in 34
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palmetto Bay? In Palmetto Bay, FL you have a 1 in 593 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palmetto Bay.

      Year Over Year Crime In Palmetto Bay (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Palmetto Bay is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Palmetto Bay has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 25% in Palmetto Bay, while property crimes in Palmetto Bay have decreased by 9%. Total crime has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Palmetto Bay police department

      ItemPalmetto BayFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.84.23.3
      There are a total of 43 Palmetto Bay police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.2% less than the Florida average and 45.6% less than the National average.

      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
      Key Biscayne, FL12,93538677714
      West Miami, FL6,6521309191,049
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871579311,088
      Sunset, FL16,6021721,0211,193
      Kendall, FL74,5591771,0501,227
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,7351211,2471,368
      Sweetwater, FL20,718801,6101,690
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,5221692,8573,025

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Seal Beach, CA24,5101602,4682,628
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396
      De Pere, WI24,544151814964
      Loves Park, IL24,4993691,9572,326
      West Puente Valley, CA24,4766063,2273,834
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,5221692,8573,025
      Source: The Palmetto Bay, FL 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.