Reported Annual Crime In Vero Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVero Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime635n/a (estimate)3,9163,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVero Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape10n/a61.737.338.6
Robbery7n/a43.2104.3101.9
Assault64n/a394.7315.2237.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)500462373
Burglary121n/a746.2539.0491.4
Theft413n/a2,547.02,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a123.3200.6220.2
Property crime554n/a (estimate)3,4172,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Vero Beach, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Vero Beach, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Vero Beach, FL crime rates are 20% higher than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 37% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Vero Beach, FL has a rate that is 8% higher than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 34% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Vero Beach, FL is 21% higher than its state's mean, and 37% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vero Beach is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.73 daily crimes that occur in Vero Beach.
  • Vero Beach is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vero Beach you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vero Beach has decreased by 8%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vero Beach, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Vero Beach, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the Florida average and 1.37 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vero Beach, FL is 1.08 times more than the Florida average and 1.34 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vero Beach, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the Florida average and 1.37 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Vero Beach (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Vero Beach, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Vero Beach, FL being safer than 37% of cities in Florida and 19% 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 Vero Beach, FL. In conclusion, Vero Beach, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vero Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 201
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vero Beach, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Vero Beach, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 201. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Vero Beach, FL is 1 in 26.

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

A good indicator of whether Vero Beach, FL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Vero Beach, FL has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Vero Beach, FL has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Vero Beach, FL has decreased by 8% year over year.

Vero Beach police department

ItemVero BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7330,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.74.23.3
There are a total of 73 Vero Beach police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% greater than the Florida average and 43.9% 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
Indian River Shores, FL3,98024340364
Wabasso Beach, FL1,63065395460
South Beach, FL3,43288536624
Winter Beach, FL2,582120728847
Roseland, FL1,6941478951,042
Vero Beach, FL15,5775003,4173,916

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Zachary, LA15,5794603,1203,580
East San Gabriel, CA15,5732581,5881,847
Aurora, OH15,56838697735
North Arlington, NJ15,5871011,1291,230
Ham Lake, MN15,5651821,6621,844
Vero Beach, FL15,5775003,4173,916
Source: The Vero 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.