Palm Coast, FL
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Palm Coast, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Palm Coast has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palm Coast is 1 in 72. How does Palm Coast fare compared to other communities in Florida of all population sizes? Palm Coast's crime rate is lower than approximately 71% of Florida communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Palm Coast has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Palm Coast is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Palm Coast 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 Palm Coast.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Palm Coast occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Palm Coast; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 512. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Palm Coast; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Palm Coast Crime Data

 

Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Palm Coast Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

171

1,050

1,221

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.95

11.99

13.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palm Coast 1.95
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 512

in Palm Coast

1 in 260

in Florida

Palm Coast VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 87,607
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palm Coast 11.99
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Palm Coast

1 in 44

in Florida

Palm Coast Property CRIMES

Population: 87,607
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Palm Coast Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palm Coast 13
Florida 55