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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 12%
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/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime103n/a (estimate)2,1682,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault11n/a231.5216.6246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)231327381
Burglary23n/a484.0431.3376.0
Theft54n/a1,136.41,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft15n/a315.7235.4228.9
Property crime92n/a (estimate)1,9362,5742,200

Key findings

  • Palmetto crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palmetto are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Palmetto you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palmetto is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palmetto has decreased by 20%

Palmetto crime map

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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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      Daily Crime In Palmetto (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Palmetto, per 100,000 residents. In Palmetto, the total number of daily crimes is 1.34 times less than the Georgia average and 1.19 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Palmetto are 1.41 times less than the Georgia average and 1.64 times less than the national average. For property crime, Palmetto has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Georgia average and 1.14 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Palmetto (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Palmetto to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Palmetto safe? The gauges above illustrate that Palmetto is safer than 60% of every city located within Georgia along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Palmetto, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palmetto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palmetto is 1 in 433
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmetto is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmetto is 1 in 47
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palmetto? In Palmetto, GA you have a 1 in 433 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palmetto.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Palmetto, Georgia (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Palmetto has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Palmetto has decreased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Palmetto has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Palmetto police department

      ItemPalmettoGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.03.3
      There are a total of 16 Palmetto police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.5% less than the Georgia average and 5.3% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sharpsburg, GA5741511,1881,339
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      East Newnan, GA1,0991621,2791,441
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Turin, GA4001711,3431,514
      Chattahoochee Hills, GA2,6551681,6771,844
      Fayetteville, GA16,7801612,5882,749
      Palmetto, GA5,0872311,9362,168

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Toronto, OH5,087126293419
      Redwood Falls, MN5,0863033,2313,534
      Kingsford, MI5,086222625847
      Ironwood, MI5,089411,0171,058
      Bealeton, VA5,0851751,4551,630
      Palmetto, GA5,0872311,9362,168
      Source: The Palmetto, GA 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.