Reported Annual Crime In Delray Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelray Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,874n/a (estimate)4,3443,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelray Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a4.55.14.9
Rape25n/a37.837.338.6
Robbery127n/a192.0104.3101.9
Assault271n/a409.6315.2237.8
Violent crime426n/a (estimate)644462373
Burglary362n/a547.2539.0491.4
Theft1,930n/a2,917.22,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft156n/a235.8200.6220.2
Property crime2,448n/a (estimate)3,7002,8132,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Delray Beach, FL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 33% higher than the average of crimes committed in Florida. It is also 52% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Delray Beach, FL shows a crime rate that is 39% higher than the Florida average. The crime rate is also 73% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Delray Beach, FL is shown to be 32% higher than the Florida average and 49% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Delray Beach is 52% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.9 daily crimes that occur in Delray Beach.
  • Delray Beach is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Delray Beach you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Delray Beach has decreased by 11%.

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Delray Beach, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In Delray Beach, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the Florida average and 1.52 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Delray Beach, FL are 1.39 times more than the Florida average and 1.73 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Delray Beach, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Florida average and 1.49 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Delray Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Delray Beach, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Delray Beach, FL ranks safer than 26% of every city located within Florida along with 13% 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 Delray Beach, FL. As a result, Delray Beach, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delray Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delray Beach is 1 in 156
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delray Beach is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Delray Beach is 1 in 24
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Delray Beach, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Delray Beach, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 156. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 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 Delray Beach, FL is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year crime rate for Delray Beach, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Delray 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 3% in Delray Beach, FL, while property crimes in Delray Beach, FL have decreased by 12%. Crimes in total for Delray Beach, FL have decreased by 11% year over year.

Delray Beach police department

ItemDelray BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21230,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.23.3
There are a total of 212 Delray Beach police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.4% less than the Florida average and 4.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Parkland, FL25,89524636660
South Palm Beach, FL1,2770985985
Highland Beach, FL3,614541,0211,074
Gulf Stream, FL74701,1951,195
Golf, FL2181871,1361,323
Delray Beach, FL62,8286443,7004,344

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Florence-Graham, CA62,8157334,5045,236
Madera, CA62,5597022,9973,699
Lodi, CA63,1585863,2523,837
Tamarac, FL62,4783172,0332,350
Marysville, WA62,4721693,6573,825
Delray Beach, FL62,8286443,7004,344
Source: The Delray 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.