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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 19%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime276n/a (estimate)2,0072,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape3n/a21.839.642.6
Robbery5n/a36.479.386.2
Assault22n/a160.0260.8246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)218385381
Burglary27n/a196.4337.7376.0
Theft206n/a1,498.21,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a94.5193.3228.9
Property crime246n/a (estimate)1,7892,2822,200

Key findings

  • Atlantic Beach crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Atlantic Beach are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Atlantic Beach you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Atlantic Beach is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Atlantic Beach has decreased by 33%

Atlantic Beach crime map

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The Atlantic Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Atlantic Beach as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Atlantic Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Atlantic Beach, FL per 100,000 people. In Atlantic Beach, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.33 times less than the Florida average and 1.29 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Atlantic Beach is 1.76 times less than the Florida average and 1.74 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Atlantic Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times less than the Florida average and 1.23 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Atlantic Beach (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Atlantic Beach to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Atlantic Beach safe? The gauges above illustrate that Atlantic Beach is safer than 60% of every city located within Florida along with 48% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Atlantic Beach, FL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atlantic Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atlantic Beach is 1 in 459
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atlantic Beach is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic Beach is 1 in 50
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Atlantic Beach, Florida? If you reside in Atlantic Beach, then there is a 1 in 459 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 56. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 50 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Atlantic Beach.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Atlantic Beach is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Atlantic Beach has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 43% in Atlantic Beach, while property crimes in Atlantic Beach have decreased by 32%. Total crime has decreased by 33% year over year.

      Atlantic Beach police department

      ItemAtlantic BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
      There are a total of 40 Atlantic Beach police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the Florida average and 4.8% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sawgrass, FL4,847100593693
      Palm Valley, FL21,4411629581,120
      Neptune Beach, FL6,8171781,4761,654
      Jacksonville Beach, FL22,5196003,8384,438
      Atlantic Beach, FL13,0892181,7892,007

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Andrews, TX13,0873971,4451,842
      Waunakee, WI13,092143657800
      La Grande, OR13,079912,0022,093
      El Dorado, KS13,1022162,9553,171
      Beaufort, SC13,0745824,1744,756
      Atlantic Beach, FL13,0892181,7892,007
      Source: The Atlantic Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.