Reported Annual Crime In Boca Raton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoca Raton/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,726n/a (estimate)2,7802,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoca Raton/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.05.05.3
Rape27n/a27.537.841.7
Robbery81n/a82.688.698.0
Assault114n/a116.2276.5248.9
Violent crime223n/a (estimate)227408383
Burglary435n/a443.6423.4430.4
Theft1,871n/a1,907.81,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft197n/a200.9204.5237.4
Property crime2,503n/a (estimate)2,5522,5122,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Boca Raton, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Boca Raton, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Boca Raton, FL averages 5% lower than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 1% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Boca Raton, FL is 44% lower than the average rate of crime in Florida and 41% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 2% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 8% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Boca Raton, FL area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Boca Raton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boca Raton is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.62 daily crimes that occur in Boca Raton.
  • Boca Raton is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boca Raton you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boca Raton has increased by 7%.

Compare Boca Raton, FL Crime To Other Cities

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 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national scale. In Boca Raton, FL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.05 times less than the Florida average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Boca Raton, FL is 1.79 times less than the Florida average and 1.68 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Boca Raton, FL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.02 times more than the Florida average and 1.08 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Boca Raton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Boca Raton, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Boca Raton, FL being safer than 56% of cities in Florida and 41% 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 Boca Raton, FL. In conclusion, Boca Raton, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

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 440
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boca Raton is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boca Raton is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Boca Raton, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Boca Raton, FL you have a 1 in 440 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Boca Raton, FL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Boca Raton, FL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Boca Raton, FL has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Boca Raton, FL has increased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Boca Raton, FL has increased by 7% 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
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
Parkland, FL28,35467792859
Highland Beach, FL3,689531,0011,053
Golf, FL2131651,0151,180
Hillsboro Pines, FL5101651,0151,180
Lazy Lake, FL341651,0151,180
Hillsboro Beach, FL1,467491,1851,235
Seminole Manor, FL2,9252321,4281,660
Boca Raton, FL91,7022272,5522,780

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westminster, CA91,6353063,0753,381
Miami Beach, FL91,7849558,1969,151
San Marcos, CA91,4792001,1681,368
Lynn, MA92,0747151,7512,466
Redding, CA91,3207104,1694,879
Boca Raton, FL91,7022272,5522,780
Source: The Boca Raton, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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