Palmetto Bay, FL
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The crime rate in Palmetto Bay is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Palmetto Bay is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Palmetto Bay is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Palmetto Bay has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Palmetto Bay to other communities of similar population, then Palmetto Bay crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Palmetto Bay 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 Palmetto Bay 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 Palmetto Bay.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Palmetto Bay 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 Palmetto Bay; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 397. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Palmetto Bay's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Palmetto Bay 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 Palmetto Bay is one in 30.

Palmetto Bay Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Palmetto Bay Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

833

895

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

33.80

36.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palmetto Bay 2.52
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 397

in Palmetto Bay

1 in 217

in Florida
Palmetto Bay VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,642
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 21 34
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.85 1.38
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
Palmetto Bay 33.80
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Palmetto Bay

1 in 36

in Florida
Palmetto Bay Property CRIMES
Population: 24,642
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 149 640 44
Rate per 1,000 6.05 25.97 1.79
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

Palmetto Bay Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palmetto Bay 106
Florida 64