Reported Annual Crime In Deerfield Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeerfield Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,246n/a (estimate)2,8143,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeerfield Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.35.14.9
Rape40n/a50.137.338.6
Robbery102n/a127.8104.3101.9
Assault192n/a240.5315.2237.8
Violent crime335n/a (estimate)420462373
Burglary350n/a438.5539.0491.4
Theft1,372n/a1,718.82,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft189n/a236.8200.6220.2
Property crime1,911n/a (estimate)2,3942,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Deerfield 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 Deerfield 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 Deerfield Beach, FL averages 14% lower than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Deerfield Beach, FL is 9% lower than the average rate of crime in Florida and 13% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 15% lower than the remainder of the state of Florida and 4% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Deerfield Beach, FL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Deerfield Beach is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.71 daily crimes that occur in Deerfield Beach.
  • Deerfield Beach is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Deerfield Beach you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Deerfield Beach has decreased by 9%.

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Deerfield Beach, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Deerfield Beach, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times less than the Florida average and 1.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Deerfield Beach, FL is 1.10 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.13 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Deerfield Beach, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.18 times less than the Florida average and 1.04 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Deerfield Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Deerfield Beach, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Deerfield Beach, FL ranks safer than 48% of every city located within Florida along with 28% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Deerfield Beach, FL. As a result, Deerfield Beach, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Deerfield Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Deerfield Beach, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Deerfield Beach, FL you have a 1 in 239 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Deerfield Beach, FL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Deerfield Beach, 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 Deerfield Beach, FL has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Deerfield Beach, FL has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Deerfield Beach, FL has decreased by 9% year to year.

Deerfield Beach police department

ItemDeerfield BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15230,278556,527
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
Parkland, FL25,89524636660
Highland Beach, FL3,614541,0211,074
Gulf Stream, FL74701,1951,195
Lazy Lake, FL351871,1361,323
Golf, FL2181871,1361,323
Deerfield Beach, FL77,3414202,3942,814

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lawrence, MA77,3648792,4013,279
Camden, NJ77,2944692,9923,461
Fayetteville, AR77,2644964,4204,916
Melbourne, FL77,2169083,9864,894
Bellflower, CA77,5214742,3212,795
Deerfield Beach, FL77,3414202,3942,814
Source: The Deerfield Beach, 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.