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Crime rate in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Palm Beach Gardens, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is 168 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 59.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 Palm Beach Gardens crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2. In the last 5 years Palm Beach Gardens has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Palm Beach Gardens, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Palm Beach Gardens:

168.2
North Palm Beach:

60.7
Lake Park:

699.4
Riviera Beach:

519.6
Juno Beach:

87.5
Mangonia Park:

1,169.8
Palm Beach Shores:

369.8
Jupiter:

123.1
Jupiter Inlet Colony:

8.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Palm Beach Gardens by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
4
(7.9)
1
(1.9)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
2
(3.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(22.1)
7
(14.1)
10
(19.6)
10
(19.9)
5
(9.8)
3
(5.8)
5
(10.2)
11
(22.1)
6
(11.9)
12
(23.4)
10
(19.0)
13
(24.2)
9
(16.5)
14
(25.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
37
(81.7)
43
(86.3)
45
(88.1)
38
(75.8)
30
(58.9)
35
(68.0)
31
(63.1)
30
(60.4)
27
(53.6)
28
(54.7)
16
(30.3)
27
(50.2)
28
(51.2)
25
(44.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
65
(143.4)
92
(184.7)
73
(143.0)
57
(113.6)
61
(119.8)
33
(64.1)
64
(130.3)
34
(68.4)
37
(73.5)
35
(68.3)
37
(70.1)
34
(63.2)
27
(49.4)
42
(75.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
377
(832.0)
365
(732.7)
256
(501.4)
258
(514.4)
293
(575.2)
265
(515.0)
207
(421.5)
242
(487.1)
216
(429.1)
204
(398.4)
181
(343.1)
168
(312.2)
143
(261.5)
125
(223.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,319
(2,911)
1,326
(2,662)
1,276
(2,499)
1,296
(2,584)
1,302
(2,556)
1,286
(2,499)
1,391
(2,832)
1,291
(2,599)
1,246
(2,476)
1,169
(2,283)
1,248
(2,366)
1,184
(2,200)
1,259
(2,303)
1,210
(2,161)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(403.8)
123
(246.9)
120
(235.0)
77
(153.5)
63
(123.7)
63
(122.4)
61
(124.2)
51
(102.7)
54
(107.3)
74
(144.5)
55
(104.3)
69
(128.2)
62
(113.4)
74
(132.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(8.8)
2
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(8.0)
1
(2.0)
5
(9.7)
1
(2.0)
3
(6.0)
2
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
2
(3.7)
1
(1.8)
City-Data.com crime index282.2251.6228.5217.1217.6187.6209.9195.8178.0183.5165.3170.9165.2168.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palm Beach Gardens is 3,346 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Palm Beach Gardens, FL?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Palm Beach Gardens:

92.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Palm Beach Gardens:

74.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Palm Beach Gardens:

84.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Palm Beach Gardens:

69.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Palm Beach Gardens:

88.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Palm Beach Gardens:

75.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Palm Beach Gardens:

86.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Palm Beach Gardens:

111.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Palm Beach Gardens:

75.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Palm Beach Gardens:

114.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Palm Beach Gardens:

118.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Palm Beach Gardens:

139.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Palm Beach Gardens:

149.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Palm Beach Gardens:

139.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Palm Beach Gardens:

105.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Palm Beach Gardens:

138.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Palm Beach Gardens:

150.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Palm Beach Gardens:

172.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Palm Beach Gardens:

184.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Palm Beach Gardens:

191.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Palm Beach Gardens:

202.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Palm Beach Gardens:

215.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Palm Beach Gardens:

225.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Palm Beach Gardens:

242.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Palm Beach Gardens:

244.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Palm Beach Gardens:

246.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Palm Beach Gardens:

261.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Palm Beach Gardens:

255.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Palm Beach Gardens:

260.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Palm Beach Gardens:

316.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Palm Beach Gardens:

372.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Palm Beach Gardens:

293.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Palm Beach Gardens:

322.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Palm Beach Gardens:

330.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 170 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 161 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 159 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 158 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 158 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 153 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 148 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 153 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 139 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 146 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 144 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 147 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 146 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 145 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 133 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 130 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33412.