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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 62%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDestin/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)895 (estimate)2,1532,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a35.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)160 (estimate)384388
Burglaryn/an/an/a240.6314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a176.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)736 (estimate)1,7691,958

Key findings

  • Destin crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Destin are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Destin you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Destin is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Destin has decreased by 15%

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      Daily Crime In Destin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Destin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Destin is 1 in 627
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Destin is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Destin is 1 in 112

      Year Over Year Crime In Destin (per 100,000 people)

      Destin police department

      ItemDestinFloridaNational
      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.

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      Niceville, FL14,32555294349
      Valparaiso, FL5,08492551642
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      Mary Esther, FL4,1772201,0121,232
      Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332251,0361,261
      Cinco Bayou, FL3742331,0731,306
      Ocean City, FL6,3053231,4881,811
      Destin, FL13,312160736895

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Solana Beach, CA13,3121051,1621,267
      Fergus Falls, MN13,3102753,6363,911
      Spring Creek, NV13,3103201,3421,662
      Shorewood, WI13,3001221,9652,086
      San Marino, CA13,324921,8251,917
      Destin, FL13,312160736895
      Source: The Destin, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.