Reported Annual Crime In DeFuniak Springs

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeFuniak Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)1,6702,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeFuniak Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape2n/a30.139.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.079.386.2
Assault15n/a225.7260.8246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)256385381
Burglary11n/a165.5337.7376.0
Theft79n/a1,188.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a60.2193.3228.9
Property crime94n/a (estimate)1,4142,2822,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in DeFuniak Springs, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in DeFuniak Springs, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in DeFuniak Springs, FL is 37% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 35% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, DeFuniak Springs, FL has 34% lower than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 33% lower than the national average. In property crime, DeFuniak Springs, FL is 38% lower than the average of Florida and is 36% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in DeFuniak Springs is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in DeFuniak Springs.
  • DeFuniak Springs is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In DeFuniak Springs you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in DeFuniak Springs has decreased by 21%.

Compare DeFuniak Springs, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In DeFuniak Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in DeFuniak Springs, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In DeFuniak Springs, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.60 times less than the Florida average and 1.54 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in DeFuniak Springs, FL is 1.50 times less than the Florida average and 1.49 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, DeFuniak Springs, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.61 times less than the Florida average and 1.56 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is DeFuniak Springs (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the DeFuniak Springs, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show DeFuniak Springs, FL being safer than 54% of cities in Florida and 38% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to DeFuniak Springs, FL. In conclusion, DeFuniak Springs, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in DeFuniak Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 391
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in DeFuniak Springs is 1 in 60
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In DeFuniak Springs, FL you have a 1 in 391 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL.

      Year Over Year Crime In DeFuniak Springs (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether DeFuniak Springs, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL has decreased by 69% and the rate of property crime in DeFuniak Springs, FL has increased by 9%. The total crime rate in DeFuniak Springs, FL has decreased by 21% year to year.

      DeFuniak Springs police department

      ItemDeFuniak SpringsFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      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
      Freeport, FL2,332143845987
      Ponce de Leon, FL5515473,2413,788
      DeFuniak Springs, FL5,8732561,4141,670

      Cities with similar population

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      Tequesta, FL5,87332568601
      Finley, WA5,8723313,1233,454
      Roseland, NJ5,87517528545
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871134770903
      Roseburg North, OR5,8763183,2173,534
      DeFuniak Springs, FL5,8732561,4141,670
      Source: The DeFuniak Springs, 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.