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Total crime 109%
Violent crime 200%
Property crime 92%
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 peopleDaytona Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,627n/a (estimate)5,1942,5242,489
Murder13n/a18.65.25.0
Rape18n/a25.839.442.6
Robbery109n/a156.175.581.6
Assault654n/a936.5258.3250.2
Violent crime794n/a (estimate)1,137378379
Burglary380n/a544.1295.2340.5
Theft2,213n/a3,168.91,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft240n/a343.7181.8219.9
Property crime2,833n/a (estimate)4,0572,1462,110

Key findings

  • Daytona Beach crime rates are 109% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Daytona Beach are 200% higher than the national average
  • In Daytona Beach you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Daytona Beach is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 13%

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 2.06 times more than the state average and 2.09 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Daytona Beach on a daily basis are 3.00 times more than than Florida average and 3.00 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Daytona Beach are 1.89 times more than the daily state average and 1.92 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 3% 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 88
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Daytona Beach is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Daytona Beach is 1 in 20
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Daytona Beach, Florida you have a 1 in 88 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 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 increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Daytona Beach has decreased by 13% 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, FL2,624109621731
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392123698821
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1180965965
      South Daytona, FL12,4702281,6031,831
      Port Orange, FL58,780461,8051,851
      Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903081,7462,053
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5742422,0262,267
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1051,1374,0575,194

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ames, IA64,0731981,7161,914
      Conway, AR64,1844812,7363,217
      Janesville, WI63,8802292,4382,667
      Lodi, CA63,8423512,4522,803
      Shawnee, KS64,444213324537
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1051,1374,0575,194
      Source: The Daytona 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.