Palmetto, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
431
Total Crimes
3,110.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
25.60%
Above National Average
193 out of 293
In Florida
7,936 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Palmetto, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palmetto is 3,110.8 per 100,000 people. That's 25.60% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 23.24% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,524.1 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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Palmetto SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Palmetto
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 431 3,110.8 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 1 7.2 5.2 5.0
Robbery 8 57.7 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 61 440.3 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 78 563.0 378.4 366.7
Burglary 39 281.5 295.2 340.5
Larceny 297 2,143.6 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 122.7 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 353 2,547.8 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Palmetto

78.0
Violent Crimes
563.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
53.52%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 177.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palmetto each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palmetto is 563.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 53.52% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 48.78% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palmetto

353.0
Property Crimes
2,547.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
20.76%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 39.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palmetto each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palmetto is 2,547.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 20.76% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 18.74% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Palmetto 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 Palmetto

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
St. Petersburg, FL 267,696 10,186 3,805.1 3,209.6 595.5
Bradenton, FL 58,782 1,834 3,120.0 2,507.6 612.4
Sarasota, FL 58,470 2,176 3,721.6 3,176.0 545.6
Gulfport, FL 12,449 419 3,365.7 3,140.8 224.9
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