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Crime Report for Panama City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Panama City, is 0.5 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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Panama City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Panama City, has a violent crime rate of 1172 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

Panama City 1172
FL 805
National 676

Panama City, is in the 85% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 94% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 85% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Panama City, or said another way, 15% of cities in have crime rates higher than Panama City.


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Crime Panama City FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 1172.3 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 8.3 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 27.5 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 236.7 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 899.9 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 6045.9 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1246.6 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 4427.8 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 371.5 414.1 382.3
Arson 44.0 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.


Panama City, has a property crime rate of 6045.9 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

Panama City 6045.9
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Panama City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 81
National Percentile Rank - 92