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Crime Report for Palm Springs,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Palm Springs, is 0.7 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Palm Springs Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Palm Springs, has a violent crime rate of 849 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Palm Springs 849
FL 805
National 676

Palm Springs, is in the 71% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 90% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 71% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Palm Springs, or said another way, 29% of cities in have crime rates higher than Palm Springs.


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Crime Palm Springs FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 848.6 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 6.2 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 18.6 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 396.4 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 427.4 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 6200.5 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1684.8 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 3561.7 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 953.9 414.1 382.3
Arson 61.9 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Palm Springs, has a property crime rate of 6200.5 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Palm Springs 6200.5
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Palm Springs Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 84
National Percentile Rank - 93