Palatka, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
608
Total Crimes
5,826.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
148.34%
Above National Average
279 out of 292
In Florida
8,612 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Palatka, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palatka is 5,826.0 per 100,000 people. That's 148.34% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 170.60% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,153.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Palatka SnackAbility

1
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

How Does Palatka Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Palatka
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 608 5,826.0 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 6 57.5 5.9 6.5
Robbery 11 105.4 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 38 364.1 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 56 536.6 383.6 387.8
Burglary 69 661.2 240.6 314.2
Larceny 445 4,264.1 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 38 364.1 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 552 5,289.4 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Palatka

56
Violent Crimes
536.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
38.37%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 186.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palatka each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palatka is 536.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.37% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 39.89% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palatka

552
Property Crimes
5,289.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
170.11%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 18.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palatka each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palatka is 5,289.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 170.11% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 198.93% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Palatka Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Palatka

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gainesville, FL 135,076 5,339 3,952.6 3,181.2 771.4
Ormond Beach, FL 44,271 1,196 2,701.5 2,337.9 363.7
Jacksonville Beach, FL 23,894 850 3,557.4 3,017.5 539.9
Green Cove Springs, FL 8,783 185 2,106.3 1,650.9 455.4
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