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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleCocoa Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime364n/a (estimate)3,0832,5242,489
Murder1n/a8.55.25.0
Rape6n/a50.839.442.6
Robbery7n/a59.375.581.6
Assault50n/a423.5258.3250.2
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)542378379
Burglary21n/a177.9295.2340.5
Theft266n/a2,253.11,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a110.1181.8219.9
Property crime300n/a (estimate)2,5412,1462,110

Key findings

  • Cocoa Beach crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cocoa Beach are 43% higher than the national average
  • In Cocoa Beach you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cocoa Beach is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cocoa Beach has decreased by 19%

Cocoa Beach crime map

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Cocoa Beach, FL per 100,000 people. In Cocoa Beach, the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Florida average and 1.24 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Cocoa Beach is 1.43 times more than the Florida average and 1.43 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Cocoa Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the Florida average and 1.20 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Cocoa Beach (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Cocoa Beach safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cocoa Beach is safer than 28% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Cocoa Beach is safer than 16% 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 Cocoa Beach. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cocoa Beach is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cocoa Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 185
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 33
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Cocoa Beach, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 185. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 40 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Cocoa Beach is 1 in 33.

      Year Over Year Crime In Cocoa Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cocoa Beach is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cocoa Beach has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 56% in Cocoa Beach, while property crimes in Cocoa Beach have decreased by 26%. Total crime has decreased by 19% year over year.

      Cocoa Beach police department

      ItemCocoa BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.23.3
      There are a total of 47 Cocoa Beach police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.5% less than the Florida average and 26.9% 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
      Satellite Beach, FL10,49598615713
      Palm Shores, FL1,242133757890
      Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,381469871,033
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,3981689511,119
      Viera West, FL8,6801771,0021,179
      Sharpes, FL2,9282101,1941,404
      Rockledge, FL26,1442211,3851,606
      Cocoa Beach, FL11,4665422,5413,083

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Accokeek, MD11,4663461,4841,830
      Fenton, MI11,4711861,7991,986
      Lake Wylie, SC11,4721951,1201,315
      Tarrytown, NY11,460137523660
      Cheney, WA11,4793091,6151,924
      Cocoa Beach, FL11,4665422,5413,083
      Source: The Cocoa Beach, 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.