Palmer, AK Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
270
Total Crimes
3,647.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.00%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Palmer, AK?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Palmer is 3,647.2 per 100,000 people. That's 42.00% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -12.86% lower than the Alaska total crime rate of 4,185.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Palmer SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
5

How Does Palmer Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Palmer
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 270 3,647.2 4,185.4 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.4 5.0
Robbery 2 27.0 121.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 21 283.7 595.4 246.8
Violent Crime 26 351.2 885.0 368.9
Burglary 12 162.1 539.6 376.0
Larceny 215 2,904.2 2,219.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 17 229.6 541.9 228.9
Property Crime 244 3,296.0 3,300.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Palmer

26
Violent Crimes
351.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-4.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 284.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Palmer each year. That compares to a 1 in 113.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Palmer is 351.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.80% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -60.31% lower than the Alaska violent crime rate of 885.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Palmer

244
Property Crimes
3,296.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
49.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Palmer each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Palmer is 3,296.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 49.85% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -0.14% lower than the Alaska property crime rate of 3,300.5 per 100,000 people.

Palmer Crime Compared To Alaska Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Alaska.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Palmer

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wasilla, AK 10,522 698 6,633.7 6,054.0 579.7
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