Thousand Palms, CA
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The crime rate in Thousand Palms is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Thousand Palms is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Thousand Palms is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Thousand Palms has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Thousand Palms to other communities of similar population, then Thousand Palms crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Thousand Palms does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Thousand Palms does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Thousand Palms.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Thousand Palms's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Thousand Palms is one in 591.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Thousand Palms's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Thousand Palms a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Thousand Palms is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Thousand Palms has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Thousand Palms is one in 101.

Thousand Palms Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Thousand Palms Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

261

275

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.69

31.56

33.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Thousand Palms 1.69
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 591

in Thousand Palms

1 in 235

in California
Thousand Palms VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,270
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Thousand Palms 31.56
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Thousand Palms

1 in 38

in California
Thousand Palms Property CRIMES
Population: 8,270
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Thousand Palms Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Thousand Palms 12
California 90

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