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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 52%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsClearwater Beach/100k peopleClearwater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,5971,235 (estimate)3,0872,6672,580
Murder6n/a5.25.25.0
Rape95n/a81.539.642.6
Robbery105n/a90.179.386.2
Assault304n/a260.9260.8246.8
Violent crime510175 (estimate)438385381
Burglary345n/a296.1337.7376.0
Theft2,564n/a2,200.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft178n/a152.8193.3228.9
Property crime3,0871,060 (estimate)2,6502,2822,200

Key findings

  • Clearwater Beach crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clearwater Beach are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Clearwater Beach you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clearwater Beach is safer than 80% of the cities in Florida
  • Year over year crime in Clearwater has decreased by 16%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clearwater Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clearwater Beach is 1 in 572
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clearwater Beach is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clearwater Beach is 1 in 81

      Year Over Year Crime In Clearwater (per 100,000 people)

      Clearwater police department

      ItemClearwater BeachClearwaterFlorida
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31931,023
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.94.2

      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
      Harbor Bluffs, FL2,93160358418
      Redington Shores, FL2,13660358418
      Feather Sound, FL3,47273435508
      Key Vista, FL1,666119707826
      North Redington Beach, FL1,5330942942
      Indian Shores, FL1,498158788945
      Greenbriar, FL2,7641518961,047
      Clearwater, FL111,7474382,6503,087

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westminster, CO111,7702803,2253,505
      Elgin, IL111,9192081,5151,723
      Carlsbad, CA112,0082081,7992,007
      Rochester, MN111,3961942,0812,274
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,2796203,6774,297
      Clearwater, FL111,7474382,6503,087
      Source: The Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, 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.