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Palmetto, Georgia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Palmetto, Georgia. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Palmetto compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Palmetto, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 928 total crimes reported in Palmetto, Georgia (87 of them violent). Of the 155 crimes that take place per year in Palmetto, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Palmetto, Georgia 155 times a year.

Total Crime in Palmetto, Georgia (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Palmetto, Georgia for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Palmetto has risen by 51%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 64%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 6 years in Palmetto. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two hundred for Palmetto, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Palmetto, Georgia (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Palmetto, Georgia (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Palmetto, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2007, the FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, affected data are not included in these graphs.
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