Key West, FL Crime Rates & Statistics

Key West crime information

StatisticKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Violent crime711470368
Property crime5,8573,1052,731
Total crime index6,5673,5763,099
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  • The Key West crime index is 83% 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 51% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida violent crime rate is 27% higher than the National average.
  • The Key West property crime rate is 88% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida property crime rate is 13% higher than the National average.

Key West police department

ItemKey WestFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12027,306504,711
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 3.2% 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 16.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Key West is 1 in 141.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Key West is 1 in 18.

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Key West violent crime breakdown

CrimeKey WestKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Murder0055
Rape20793525
Robbery37147119109
Assault122484312229

Key West property crime breakdown

CrimeKey WestKey West /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Burglary2631,044711610
Theft1,1114,4112,2161,899
Vehichle theft101401179221

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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