Reported Annual Crime In Cocoa Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCocoa Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime779n/a (estimate)6,6763,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCocoa Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.65.45.3
Rape6n/a51.436.940.4
Robbery11n/a94.397.9102.8
Assault44n/a377.1290.2248.5
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)531430386
Burglary86n/a737.0486.7468.9
Theft597n/a5,116.11,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft34n/a291.4209.3236.9
Property crime717n/a (estimate)6,1442,6872,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Cocoa Beach, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Cocoa Beach, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Cocoa Beach, FL averages 114% higher than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 135% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Cocoa Beach, FL is 23% higher than the average rate of crime in Florida and 38% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 129% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 151% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Cocoa Beach, FL area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Shores, FL1,1251428881,030
Satellite Beach, FL10,262939871,080
South Patrick Shores, FL6,1731611,0091,170
Viera West, FL8,1632091,3091,518
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,2541291,4201,549
Sharpes, FL3,0592791,7412,020
Rockledge, FL25,4773081,8992,206
Cocoa Beach, FL11,2875316,1446,676

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cocoa Beach is 135% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.29 daily crimes that occur in Cocoa Beach.
  • Cocoa Beach is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cocoa Beach you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cocoa Beach has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Cocoa Beach (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Cocoa Beach, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Cocoa Beach, FL the total number of daily crimes is 2.14 times more than the Florida average and 2.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Cocoa Beach, FL is 1.23 times more than the Florida average and 1.38 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Cocoa Beach, FL has a daily crime rate that is 2.29 times more than the Florida average and 2.51 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Cocoa Beach (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Cocoa Beach, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cocoa Beach, FL has been ranked safer than 13% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Cocoa Beach, FL is safer than 8% 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 Cocoa Beach, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cocoa Beach, FL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cocoa Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 15
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Cocoa Beach, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Cocoa Beach, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 189. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Cocoa Beach, FL is 1 in 15.

Year Over Year Crime In Cocoa Beach (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Cocoa Beach, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Cocoa Beach, FL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 9% in Cocoa Beach, FL, while property crimes in Cocoa Beach, FL have increased by 2%. Crimes in total for Cocoa Beach, FL have increased by 1% year over year.

Cocoa Beach police department

ItemCocoa BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4730,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.23.3
There are a total of 47 Cocoa Beach police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% less than the Florida average and 26.3% greater than the National average.

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Forestville, MD11,2865642,7303,294
Oneida, NY11,2903973,9264,323
Emmaus, PA11,291531,3691,421
Clute, TX11,2771391,6971,836
Lakewood Park, FL11,3044853,0343,519
Cocoa Beach, FL11,2875316,1446,676
Source: The Cocoa Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.