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Total crime 131%
Violent crime 191%
Property crime 121%
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 peopleDaytona Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,122n/a (estimate)5,9712,6672,580
Murder8n/a11.65.25.0
Rape17n/a24.639.642.6
Robbery91n/a131.879.386.2
Assault648n/a938.7260.8246.8
Violent crime764n/a (estimate)1,107385381
Burglary384n/a556.3337.7376.0
Theft2,750n/a3,983.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft224n/a324.5193.3228.9
Property crime3,358n/a (estimate)4,8652,2822,200

Key findings

  • Daytona Beach crime rates are 131% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Daytona Beach are 191% higher than the national average
  • In Daytona Beach you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Daytona Beach is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 12%

Daytona Beach crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Daytona Beach on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Daytona Beach (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 2.24 times more than the state average and 2.31 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Daytona Beach on a daily basis are 2.88 times more than than Florida average and 2.91 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Daytona Beach are 2.13 times more than the daily state average and 2.21 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Daytona Beach (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Daytona Beach safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Daytona Beach is safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Daytona Beach is safer than 2% 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 Daytona Beach. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Daytona Beach is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Daytona Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Daytona Beach is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Daytona Beach is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Daytona Beach is 1 in 17
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Daytona Beach, Florida you have a 1 in 91 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Daytona Beach.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach has not changed, the amount of property crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Daytona Beach police department

      ItemDaytona BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
      There are a total of 259 Daytona Beach police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.1% less than the Florida average and 28.8% 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
      Glencoe, FL2,624111661772
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392125742867
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1182441,8642,109
      Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903131,8572,170
      Port Orange, FL58,780392,1762,215
      South Daytona, FL12,4704302,4472,876
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743562,5392,896
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1051,1074,8655,971

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ames, IA64,0731842,0632,247
      Conway, AR64,1845413,3413,882
      Janesville, WI63,8802592,7923,051
      Lodi, CA63,8424172,5612,978
      Shawnee, KS64,4442501,6311,881
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1051,1074,8655,971
      Source: The Daytona Beach, 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.