Reported Annual Crime In Palmetto

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmetto/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime484n/a (estimate)3,5642,9202,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmetto/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.45.05.3
Rape8n/a58.937.841.7
Robbery19n/a139.988.698.0
Assault61n/a449.2276.5248.9
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)655408394
Burglary69n/a508.1423.4430.4
Theft309n/a2,275.21,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a125.2204.5237.4
Property crime395n/a (estimate)2,9082,5122,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Palmetto, FL 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 Palmetto, FL. 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 Palmetto, FL averages 22% higher than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 29% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Palmetto, FL is 61% higher than the average rate of crime in Florida and 66% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 23% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Palmetto, FL area.
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The Palmetto crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Palmetto 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 crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmetto is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.76 daily crimes that occur in Palmetto.
  • Palmetto is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palmetto you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palmetto has decreased by 26%.

Compare Palmetto, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Palmetto (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Palmetto, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Palmetto, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.22 times more than the Florida average and 1.29 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Palmetto, FL is 1.61 times more than the Florida average, and it is 1.66 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Palmetto, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.16 times more than the Florida average and 1.23 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Palmetto (higher is better)

How safe is Palmetto, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Palmetto, FL is safer than 25% of the cities in Florida and 12% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Palmetto, FL. Overall, Palmetto, FL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmetto

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmetto is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmetto is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmetto is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Palmetto, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Palmetto, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 153. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 35 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Palmetto, FL is 1 in 29.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Palmetto, FL 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 Palmetto, FL has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in Palmetto, FL has decreased by 29%, and the total amount of crime in Palmetto, FL has decreased by 26% year to year.

Palmetto police department

ItemPalmettoFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4531,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.23.3
There are a total of 45 Palmetto police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.9% less than the Florida average and 6.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Anna Maria, FL1,12857353410
Tierra Verde, FL3,46978478556
Longboat Key, FL7,15827797824
The Meadows, FL4,100130799928
Whitfield, FL3,3621589751,133
Cortez, FL4,0041861,1461,332
Desoto Lakes, FL3,9821901,1681,357
Palmetto, FL13,1386552,9083,564

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Geneva, NY13,1362162,2312,448
Meadville, PA13,1341091,7911,900
Western Springs, IL13,13345750795
Coatesville, PA13,1325742,1372,711
Ridge, NY13,1293401,4421,782
Palmetto, FL13,1386552,9083,564
Source: The Palmetto, FL 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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