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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleBoca Raton/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,566n/a (estimate)2,5622,6672,580
Murder2n/a2.05.25.0
Rape28n/a28.039.642.6
Robbery80n/a79.979.386.2
Assault95n/a94.8260.8246.8
Violent crime205n/a (estimate)205385381
Burglary277n/a276.6337.7376.0
Theft1,894n/a1,890.91,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft190n/a189.7193.3228.9
Property crime2,361n/a (estimate)2,3572,2822,200

Key findings

  • Boca Raton crime rates are 1% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boca Raton are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Boca Raton you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boca Raton is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boca Raton has decreased by 8%

Boca Raton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Boca Raton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Boca Raton, FL per 100,000 people. In Boca Raton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.04 times less than the Florida average and 1.01 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Boca Raton is 1.88 times less than the Florida average and 1.86 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Boca Raton has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Florida average and 1.07 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Boca Raton (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Boca Raton in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Boca Raton safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Boca Raton being safer than 52% of cities in Florida and 42% of cities across the United States. 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 Boca Raton. In conclusion, Boca Raton ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boca Raton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boca Raton is 1 in 489
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boca Raton is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boca Raton is 1 in 40
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Boca Raton, Florida you have a 1 in 489 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 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Boca Raton.

      Year Over Year Crime In Boca Raton (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Boca Raton, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Boca Raton has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Boca Raton has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Boca Raton has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Boca Raton police department

      ItemBoca RatonFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.23.3
      There are a total of 288 Boca Raton police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Florida average and 2.4% greater 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
      Gulf Stream, FL6600338338
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Golf, FL2131569221,077
      Boca Raton, FL91,7022052,3572,562

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westminster, CA91,6353112,6502,961
      Miami Beach, FL91,7849377,4768,413
      San Marcos, CA91,4792061,0731,278
      Lynn, MA92,0745951,4372,033
      Redding, CA91,3206733,7294,402
      Boca Raton, FL91,7022052,3572,562
      Source: The Boca Raton, 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.