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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleDeerfield Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,819n/a (estimate)3,4642,6672,580
Murder3n/a3.75.25.0
Rape21n/a25.839.642.6
Robbery110n/a135.279.386.2
Assault195n/a239.6260.8246.8
Violent crime329n/a (estimate)404385381
Burglary422n/a518.6337.7376.0
Theft1,737n/a2,134.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft331n/a406.8193.3228.9
Property crime2,490n/a (estimate)3,0602,2822,200

Key findings

  • Deerfield Beach crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Deerfield Beach are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Deerfield Beach you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Deerfield Beach is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Deerfield Beach has increased by 4%

Deerfield Beach crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Deerfield Beach for every 100,000 residents. The Deerfield Beach total amount of daily crime is 1.30 times more than the Florida average and 1.34 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Deerfield Beach, is 1.05 times more than the Florida average, and it is 1.06 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Deerfield Beach has a daily crime average that is 1.34 times more than the Florida average and 1.39 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Deerfield Beach (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Deerfield Beach to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Deerfield Beach safe? The gauges above illustrate that Deerfield Beach is safer than 34% of every city located within Florida along with 21% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Deerfield Beach, FL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Deerfield Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 248
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Deerfield Beach is 1 in 29
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Deerfield Beach, Florida you have a 1 in 248 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Deerfield Beach.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Deerfield 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 Deerfield Beach has not changed, the amount of property crime in Deerfield Beach has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Deerfield Beach has increased by 4% year over year.

      Deerfield Beach police department

      ItemDeerfield BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      Gulf Stream, FL6600338338
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Deerfield Beach, FL78,6424043,0603,464

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. George, UT78,5732271,6101,838
      Lynchburg, VA78,7553371,9942,331
      Brooklyn Park, MN78,8233723,0333,405
      Mountain View, CA78,8271902,5492,739
      Medford, OR78,8564875,3905,877
      Deerfield Beach, FL78,6424043,0603,464
      Source: The Deerfield 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.