Reported Annual Crime In St. Augustine Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Augustine Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime198n/a (estimate)2,8963,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Augustine Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.037.338.6
Robbery1n/a14.6104.3101.9
Assault3n/a43.9315.2237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)58462373
Burglary17n/a248.6539.0491.4
Theft168n/a2,456.92,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a131.6200.6220.2
Property crime194n/a (estimate)2,8372,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in St. Augustine Beach, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in St. Augustine Beach, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in St. Augustine Beach, FL averages 12% lower than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 1% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in St. Augustine Beach, FL is 87% lower than the average rate of crime in Florida and 84% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 14% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the St. Augustine Beach, FL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Augustine Beach is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.93 daily crimes that occur in St. Augustine Beach.
  • St. Augustine Beach is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Augustine Beach you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Augustine Beach has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In St. Augustine Beach (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in St. Augustine Beach, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The St. Augustine Beach, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.13 times less than the Florida average and 1.01 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in St. Augustine Beach, FL is 7.90 times less than the Florida average, and it is 6.37 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that St. Augustine Beach, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.01 times more than the Florida average and 1.14 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is St. Augustine Beach (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the St. Augustine Beach, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Augustine Beach, FL being safer than 75% of cities in Florida and 56% 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 St. Augustine Beach, FL. In conclusion, St. Augustine Beach, FL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Augustine Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Augustine Beach is 1 in 1710
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Augustine Beach is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Augustine Beach is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Augustine Beach, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In St. Augustine Beach, FL you have a 1 in 1710 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 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Augustine Beach, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In St. Augustine Beach (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether St. Augustine Beach, 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. St. Augustine Beach, FL has decreased by 82% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 45% year over year. Total crimes for St. Augustine Beach, FL has increased by 27% in the same time frame.

St. Augustine Beach police department

ItemSt. Augustine BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.23.3
There are a total of 16 St. Augustine Beach police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.5% less than the Florida average and 24.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Villano Beach, FL2,808101614715
Butler Beach, FL5,7091509151,065
Crescent Beach, FL8841871,1361,323
Flagler Estates, FL2,7392531,5421,796
World Golf Village, FL13,3262661,6201,886
St. Augustine Beach, FL6,422582,8372,896

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Madras, OR6,4193794,5524,932
Henderson, TN6,4293351,7232,058
Shields, MI6,4303421,5511,893
St. Augustine Beach, FL6,422582,8372,896
Source: The St. Augustine 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.