Annual Crime In Belle Glade (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Glade/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime993n/a (estimate)4,9962,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Glade/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a10.15.25.0
Rape13n/a65.439.642.6
Robbery44n/a221.479.386.2
Assault147n/a739.5260.8246.8
Violent crime206n/a (estimate)1,036385381
Burglary134n/a674.1337.7376.0
Theft582n/a2,928.01,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft71n/a357.2193.3228.9
Property crime787n/a (estimate)3,9592,2822,200

Key findings

  • Belle Glade crime rates are 94% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belle Glade are 172% higher than the national average
  • In Belle Glade you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belle Glade is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 27%

Belle Glade crime map

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Compare Belle Glade, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Belle Glade (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Belle Glade, FL is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belle Glade are 1.87 times more than the Florida average and 1.94 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Belle Glade are 2.69 times more than than Florida and 2.72 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belle Glade are 1.74 times more than than Florida and 1.80 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Belle Glade (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Belle Glade, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Belle Glade is safer than 5% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Belle Glade is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Belle Glade. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Belle Glade is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belle Glade

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 21
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Belle Glade, FL you have a 1 in 97 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belle Glade.

      Year Over Year Crime In Belle Glade (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Belle Glade, FL (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 25%, and the total amount of crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 27% year over year.

      Belle Glade police department

      ItemBelle GladeFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      South Bay, FL5,0264041,6742,078
      Pahokee, FL6,0227772,7603,537
      Canal Point, FL5855833,4534,035
      Belle Glade, FL18,8551,0363,9594,996

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Twinsburg, OH18,85163574637
      Ronkonkoma, NY18,8463241,3341,658
      Ozark, MO18,8672032,1582,361
      Woodbridge, NJ18,8692331,5751,808
      Brook Park, OH18,8753252,5262,851
      Belle Glade, FL18,8551,0363,9594,996
      Source: The Belle Glade, 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.