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Crime Report for Palmetto Bay,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Palmetto Bay, is 2.4 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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Palmetto Bay Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Palmetto Bay, has a violent crime rate of 245 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

Palmetto Bay 245
FL 805
National 676

Palmetto Bay, is in the 28% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 56% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 28% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Palmetto Bay, or said another way, 72% of cities in have crime rates higher than Palmetto Bay.


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Crime Palmetto Bay FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 245.4 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 13.4 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 98.2 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 133.8 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 4452.4 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 722.7 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 3363.8 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 365.8 414.1 382.3
Arson 4.5 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.


Palmetto Bay, has a property crime rate of 4452.4 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

Palmetto Bay 4452.4
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Palmetto Bay Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 55
National Percentile Rank - 82