Reported Annual Crime In DeFuniak Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeFuniak Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime233n/a (estimate)4,0793,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeFuniak Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a17.55.14.9
Rape0n/a0.037.338.6
Robbery3n/a52.5104.3101.9
Assault33n/a577.7315.2237.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)648462373
Burglary28n/a490.2539.0491.4
Theft164n/a2,871.12,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a70.0200.6220.2
Property crime196n/a (estimate)3,4312,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in DeFuniak Springs, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in DeFuniak Springs, 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 DeFuniak Springs, FL is 25% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 43% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, DeFuniak Springs, FL has 40% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 74% higher than the national average. In property crime, DeFuniak Springs, FL is 22% higher than the average of Florida and is 38% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in DeFuniak Springs is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.18 daily crimes that occur in DeFuniak Springs.
  • DeFuniak Springs is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In DeFuniak Springs you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in DeFuniak Springs has decreased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In DeFuniak Springs (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in DeFuniak Springs, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In DeFuniak Springs, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times more than the Florida average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in DeFuniak Springs, FL is 1.40 times more than the Florida average and 1.74 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, DeFuniak Springs, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Florida average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is DeFuniak Springs (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the DeFuniak Springs, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show DeFuniak Springs, FL being safer than 26% of cities in Florida and 14% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to DeFuniak Springs, FL. In conclusion, DeFuniak Springs, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in DeFuniak Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of property crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In DeFuniak Springs, FL you have a 1 in 155 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In DeFuniak Springs (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether DeFuniak Springs, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL has not changed and the rate of property crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL has decreased by 37%. The total crime rate in DeFuniak Springs, FL has decreased by 33% year to year.

DeFuniak Springs police department

ItemDeFuniak SpringsFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,278556,527
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
Freeport, FL2,1192031,2381,441
Ponce de Leon, FL5776574,0034,661
DeFuniak Springs, FL5,4106483,4314,079

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Williamston, NC5,4101,0058,0959,100
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Hutchins, TX5,4101832,9903,173
Orchard Homes, MT5,4102071,5511,757
Colby, KS5,4115761,6732,249
DeFuniak Springs, FL5,4106483,4314,079
Source: The DeFuniak Springs, 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.