Reported Annual Crime In Belle Glade

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Glade/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,079n/a (estimate)5,9273,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Glade/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a16.55.14.9
Rape15n/a82.437.338.6
Robbery42n/a230.7104.3101.9
Assault211n/a1,159.1315.2237.8
Violent crime271n/a (estimate)1,489462373
Burglary232n/a1,274.4539.0491.4
Theft536n/a2,944.42,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft40n/a219.7200.6220.2
Property crime808n/a (estimate)4,4392,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Belle Glade, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Belle Glade, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Belle Glade, FL is 81% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 107% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Belle Glade, FL has 222% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 300% higher than the national average. In property crime, Belle Glade, FL is 58% higher than the average of Florida and is 78% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belle Glade is 107% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.24 daily crimes that occur in Belle Glade.
  • Belle Glade is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belle Glade you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belle Glade has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Belle Glade (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Belle Glade, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belle Glade, FL are 1.81 times more than the Florida average and 2.07 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Belle Glade, FL are 3.22 times more than than Florida and 4.00 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belle Glade, FL are 1.58 times more than than Florida and 1.78 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Belle Glade (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Belle Glade, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Belle Glade, FL has been ranked safer than 7% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Belle Glade, FL is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Belle Glade, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Belle Glade, FL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belle Glade

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 17
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Belle Glade, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Belle Glade, FL you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belle Glade, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Belle Glade (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Belle Glade, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Belle Glade, FL has increased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Belle Glade, FL has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Belle Glade, FL has decreased by 14% year to year.

Belle Glade police department

ItemBelle GladeFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4230,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Bay, FL4,9418323,4464,277
Pahokee, FL5,9411,1653,2984,463
Canal Point, FL3247044,2834,987
Belle Glade, FL17,7851,4894,4395,927

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hannibal, MO17,7794644,9255,389
Gretna, LA17,8012973,1173,413
Boone, NC17,8021741,8322,006
Bartow, FL17,7665934,9245,517
Wallingford Center, CT17,8242572,1392,397
Belle Glade, FL17,7851,4894,4395,927
Source: The Belle Glade, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.