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Crime rate in Palm Springs, 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 Springs, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Palm Springs, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Palm Springs, FL was 314 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 84.7% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Palm Springs crime rate fell by 16% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Palm Springs has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Palm Springs, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Palm Springs:

314.4
Lake Clarke Shores:

109.3
Greenacres:

212.9
Lake Worth:

456.9
Atlantis:

196.7
Lantana:

459.9
South Palm Beach:

7.6
West Palm Beach:

481.8
Hypoluxo:

146.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Palm Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(13.3)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.1)
2
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.3)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(46.6)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.2)
3
(18.6)
4
(24.2)
6
(34.8)
6
(31.3)
10
(51.4)
5
(24.4)
8
(38.1)
4
(18.2)
3
(13.3)
13
(53.5)
6
(23.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
45
(299.6)
32
(206.1)
43
(273.5)
64
(396.4)
64
(387.5)
40
(232.2)
38
(198.1)
35
(179.9)
36
(175.7)
39
(185.6)
27
(123.0)
27
(119.6)
37
(152.3)
41
(163.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
62
(412.7)
62
(399.4)
45
(286.3)
69
(427.4)
51
(308.8)
74
(429.7)
63
(328.4)
84
(431.7)
102
(497.8)
89
(423.6)
87
(396.4)
57
(252.4)
86
(353.9)
79
(314.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
206
(1,371)
216
(1,391)
286
(1,819)
272
(1,685)
273
(1,653)
231
(1,341)
255
(1,329)
320
(1,645)
287
(1,401)
297
(1,414)
222
(1,011)
165
(730.7)
145
(596.7)
113
(449.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
535
(3,561)
582
(3,749)
555
(3,531)
575
(3,562)
578
(3,500)
582
(3,379)
535
(2,788)
775
(3,983)
821
(4,007)
778
(3,703)
1,012
(4,611)
844
(3,738)
785
(3,230)
780
(3,102)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
139
(925.3)
173
(1,114)
130
(827.0)
154
(953.9)
89
(538.9)
61
(354.2)
67
(349.2)
78
(400.9)
66
(322.1)
71
(337.9)
109
(496.6)
77
(341.0)
76
(312.8)
88
(350.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.3)
1
(6.4)
5
(31.8)
10
(61.9)
1
(6.1)
1
(5.8)
4
(20.8)
6
(30.8)
2
(9.8)
3
(14.3)
3
(13.7)
3
(13.3)
1
(4.1)
3
(11.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)548.8496.3504.6568.4508.4464.1382.6508.5455.9473.5434.8333.8363.5314.4

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




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Palm Springs, Florida as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palm Springs is 4,870 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Palm Springs:

262.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Palm Springs:

314.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Palm Springs:

208.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Palm Springs:

287.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Palm Springs:

371.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Palm Springs:

361.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Palm Springs:

377.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Palm Springs:

294.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Palm Springs:

389.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Palm Springs:

384.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Palm Springs:

442.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Palm Springs:

318.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Palm Springs:

322.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Palm Springs:

429.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Palm Springs:

289.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Palm Springs:

228.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Palm Springs:

277.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Palm Springs:

297.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Palm Springs:

327.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Palm Springs:

384.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Palm Springs:

507.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Palm Springs:

518.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Palm Springs:

528.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Palm Springs:

588.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Palm Springs:

457.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Palm Springs:

490.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Palm Springs:

586.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Palm Springs:

658.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Palm Springs:

664.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Palm Springs:

632.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Palm Springs:

591.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Palm Springs:

573.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Palm Springs:

487.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Palm Springs:

511.6
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: 60 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 68 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 67 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 52 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.25
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 48 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 48 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Florida average:

2.55

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

Zip codes: 33461.