Crime rates in Palm Desert by year

Type

2001

2002

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.3)
3
(6.3)
2
(4.2)
3
(5.8)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(14.3)
9
(21.1)
11
(23.8)
6
(12.8)
18
(37.9)
16
(33.4)
9
(17.5)
5
(9.7)
6
(11.4)
2
(4.1)
6
(12.0)
7
(13.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(112.1)
37
(86.7)
41
(88.8)
38
(81.0)
66
(139.0)
48
(100.2)
42
(81.5)
30
(58.1)
30
(57.0)
40
(81.6)
49
(98.0)
30
(59.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(291.0)
105
(246.1)
112
(242.7)
99
(211.0)
82
(172.7)
26
(54.3)
10
(19.4)
8
(15.5)
12
(22.8)
32
(65.3)
49
(98.0)
71
(140.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
538
(1,283.4)
536
(1,256.2)
861
(1,865.7)
714
(1,521.6)
730
(1,537.4)
847
(1,768.2)
778
(1,509.0)
705
(1,365.5)
638
(1,212.4)
593
(1,209.8)
727
(1,453.4)
572
(1,133.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,399
(3,337.3)
1,325
(3,105.4)
1,871
(4,054.2)
1,691
(3,603.6)
1,792
(3,774.1)
1,837
(3,834.8)
1,695
(3,287.7)
1,114
(2,157.7)
1,150
(2,185.3)
1,439
(2,935.8)
1,477
(2,952.8)
1,511
(2,994.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
206
(491.4)
181
(424.2)
240
(520.0)
257
(547.7)
233
(490.7)
230
(480.1)
149
(289.0)
108
(209.2)
123
(233.7)
115
(234.6)
118
(235.9)
132
(261.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(2.4)
5
(11.7)
4
(8.7)
4
(8.5)
4
(8.4)
11
(23.0)
5
(9.7)
5
(9.7)
3
(5.7)
3
(6.1)
5
(10.0)
4
(7.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.4)333.9304.6390.0342.0375.6352.7283.0207.9199.7243.1267.8256.8

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Palm Desert, California as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Palm Desert to the number of sex offenders is 1,924 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Palm Desert, CA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Palm Desert:

256.8
Indian Wells:

198.7
Rancho Mirage:

214.4
La Quinta:

357.9
Indio:

424.6
Palm Springs:

431.1
Coachella:

546.2
Cathedral City:

201.0
Desert Hot Springs:

802.0
Violent crime rate in 2013
Palm Desert:

109.8
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Palm Desert:

99.0
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Palm Desert:

77.2
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Palm Desert:

46.2
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Palm Desert:

45.4
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Palm Desert:

71.6
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Palm Desert:

107.2
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Palm Desert:

185.9
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Palm Desert:

150.7
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Palm Desert:

174.7
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2002
Palm Desert:

168.9
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Palm Desert:

198.8
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Palm Desert:

374.4
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Palm Desert:

426.7
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Palm Desert:

381.9
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Palm Desert:

348.4
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Palm Desert:

371.4
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Palm Desert:

459.0
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Palm Desert:

556.1
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Palm Desert:

513.2
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Palm Desert:

510.4
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Palm Desert:

588.9
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2002
Palm Desert:

423.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Palm Desert:

447.9
U.S. Average:

337.2

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

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population


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Zip codes: 92260.