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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleEdgewater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime435n/a (estimate)1,9212,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a4.439.642.6
Robbery5n/a22.179.386.2
Assault19n/a83.9260.8246.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)110385381
Burglary65n/a287.1337.7376.0
Theft306n/a1,351.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft39n/a172.2193.3228.9
Property crime410n/a (estimate)1,8112,2822,200

Key findings

  • Edgewater crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Edgewater are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Edgewater you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Edgewater is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Edgewater has increased by 55%

Edgewater crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Edgewater (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Edgewater 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 Edgewater (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.39 times less than the state average and 1.34 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Edgewater on a daily basis are 3.49 times less than than Florida average and 3.45 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Edgewater are 1.26 times less than the daily state average and 1.21 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Edgewater (higher is better)

      Is Edgewater safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Edgewater to other cities in the state and across the country, Edgewater is 73% safer than other cities of Florida and 59% safer than other cities in the nation. Edgewater has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edgewater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edgewater is 1 in 906
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edgewater is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Edgewater is 1 in 53
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Edgewater, Florida? If you reside in Edgewater, then there is a 1 in 906 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 56. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Edgewater.

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

      A good indicator of whether Edgewater is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Edgewater has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Edgewater has increased by 59% year over year. The number of total crimes in Edgewater has increased by 55% year over year.

      Edgewater police department

      ItemEdgewaterFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.54.23.3
      There are a total of 32 Edgewater police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.1% less than the Florida average and 53.2% less 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
      Oak Hill, FL1,8661458601,005
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1182441,8642,109
      Port Orange, FL58,780392,1762,215
      South Daytona, FL12,4704302,4472,876
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743562,5392,896
      Edgewater, FL21,3061101,8111,921

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Frederickson, WA21,3073943,7204,114
      East Ridge, TN21,3114733,5444,017
      Ashland, KY21,2941463,7713,917
      Klamath Falls, OR21,3224093,3453,754
      Marquette, MI21,2821129941,106
      Edgewater, FL21,3061101,8111,921
      Source: The Edgewater, 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.