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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 160%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Glade/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime605n/a (estimate)2,9802,5242,489
Murder4n/a19.75.25.0
Rape9n/a44.339.442.6
Robbery16n/a78.875.581.6
Assault171n/a842.3258.3250.2
Violent crime200n/a (estimate)985378379
Burglary81n/a399.0295.2340.5
Theft292n/a1,438.31,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft32n/a157.6181.8219.9
Property crime405n/a (estimate)1,9952,1462,110

Key findings

  • Belle Glade crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belle Glade are 160% higher than the national average
  • In Belle Glade you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belle Glade is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 40%

Belle Glade crime map

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The Belle Glade crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Belle Glade 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 Belle Glade crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belle Glade are 1.18 times more than the Florida average and 1.20 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Belle Glade are 2.60 times more than than Florida and 2.60 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belle Glade are 1.08 times less than than Florida and 1.06 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Belle Glade (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Belle Glade safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Belle Glade is safer than 13% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Belle Glade is safer than 7% 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 102
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belle Glade is 1 in 34
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Belle Glade, Florida you have a 1 in 102 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 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 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, Florida (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 5%, the amount of property crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 50%, and the total amount of crime in Belle Glade has decreased by 40% 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, FL5,0266891,7612,450
      Pahokee, FL6,0229312,5263,457
      Canal Point, FL5855723,2473,819
      Belle Glade, FL18,8559851,9952,980

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Twinsburg, OH18,85189482571
      Ronkonkoma, NY18,8463331,2721,604
      Ozark, MO18,8672932,2302,523
      Woodbridge, NJ18,8692321,4971,729
      Brook Park, OH18,8753402,3862,726
      Belle Glade, FL18,8559851,9952,980
      Source: The Belle Glade, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.