Reported Annual Crime In Rockledge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockledge/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime595n/a (estimate)2,2063,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockledge/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.45.3
Rape10n/a37.136.940.4
Robbery14n/a51.997.9102.8
Assault59n/a218.8290.2248.5
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)308430386
Burglary105n/a389.4486.7468.9
Theft361n/a1,338.71,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft46n/a170.6209.3236.9
Property crime512n/a (estimate)1,8992,6872,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Rockledge, 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 29% lower than the average of crimes committed in Florida. It is also 22% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Rockledge, FL shows a crime rate that is 28% lower than the Florida average. The crime rate is also 20% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Rockledge, FL is shown to be 29% lower than the Florida average and 23% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Shores, FL1,1251428881,030
Satellite Beach, FL10,262939871,080
South Patrick Shores, FL6,1731611,0091,170
Viera West, FL8,1632091,3091,518
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,2541291,4201,549
Sharpes, FL3,0592791,7412,020
Cape Canaveral, FL9,9603061,9142,220
Rockledge, FL25,4773081,8992,206

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockledge is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.04 daily crimes that occur in Rockledge.
  • Rockledge is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockledge you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockledge has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Rockledge (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rockledge, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rockledge, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.41 times less than the state average and 1.29 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rockledge, FL on a daily bases are 1.40 times less than than Florida average and 1.26 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rockledge, FL are 1.42 times less than the daily state average and 1.29 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rockledge (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Rockledge, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Rockledge, FL being safer than 57% of cities in Florida and 41% 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 Rockledge, FL. In conclusion, Rockledge, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockledge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockledge is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockledge is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockledge is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rockledge, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rockledge, FL you have a 1 in 325 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 53 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockledge, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Rockledge (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Rockledge, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Rockledge, FL has decreased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Rockledge, FL has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

Rockledge police department

ItemRockledgeFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6730,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.23.3
There are a total of 67 Rockledge police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the Florida average and 18.9% less 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brawley, CA25,4784793,6094,088
Wyandotte, MI25,4701961,5341,730
Clinton, MS25,4861821,7981,980
Zanesville, OH25,4443655,0525,417
Melrose Park, IL25,5142011,2651,466
Rockledge, FL25,4773081,8992,206
Source: The Rockledge, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.