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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 9%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalmetto/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122n/a (estimate)2,5722,7172,489
Murder2n/a42.26.25.0
Rape1n/a21.127.542.6
Robbery3n/a63.375.081.6
Assault7n/a147.6232.0250.2
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)274341379
Burglary13n/a274.1372.1340.5
Theft80n/a1,686.71,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft16n/a337.3223.9219.9
Property crime109n/a (estimate)2,2982,3762,110

Key findings

  • Palmetto crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palmetto are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Palmetto you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palmetto is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palmetto has increased by 19%

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 1.06 times less than the Georgia average and 1.03 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Palmetto are 1.24 times less than the Georgia average and 1.38 times less than the national average. For property crime, Palmetto has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Georgia average and 1.09 times more 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 53% of every city located within Georgia along with 36% 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 365
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palmetto is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palmetto is 1 in 39
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palmetto? In Palmetto, GA you have a 1 in 365 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 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 increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Palmetto has increased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Palmetto has increased by 19% 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
      Tyrone, GA7,12167886953
      Sharpsburg, GA5741571,0971,254
      East Newnan, GA1,0991691,1811,350
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Turin, GA4001781,2401,418
      Chattahoochee Hills, GA2,6551681,6771,844
      Fayetteville, GA16,7802741,9072,181
      Palmetto, GA5,0872742,2982,572

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Toronto, OH5,087183264447
      Kingsford, MI5,086202747949
      Redwood Falls, MN5,0862422,8883,131
      Bealeton, VA5,0851821,4351,617
      Pleasant Run Farm, OH5,0852371,6661,903
      Palmetto, GA5,0872742,2982,572
      Source: The Palmetto, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.