Key West, FL Crime Rates & Statistics

Key West crime information

StatisticKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Violent crime824487387
Property crime6,1233,2772,859
Total crime index6,9473,7643,246
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  • The Key West crime index is 84% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida crime index is 15% higher than the National average.
  • The Key West violent crime rate is 69% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida violent crime rate is 25% higher than the National average.
  • The Key West property crime rate is 86% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida property crime rate is 14% higher than the National average.

Key West police department

ItemKey WestFloridaNational
Total police officers12027,306505,262
Police officers /1000 residents4.84.23.3
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There are a total of 120 Key West police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.1% greater than the Florida average and 45.5% greater than the National average.

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  • Key West is safer than 2.4% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Key West is less than 3% of the cities in Florida.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Key West is 1 in 15.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Key West is 1 in 122.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Key West is 1 in 17.

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Key West violent crime breakdown

CrimeKey WestKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Murder1455
Rape21832727
Robbery51202124113
Assault135535331242

Key West property crime breakdown

CrimeKey WestKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Burglary2901,149795670
Theft1,1614,5982,2891,959
Vehichle theft95376193230

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.

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