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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleFernandina Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime177n/a (estimate)1,3932,5242,489
Murder1n/a7.95.25.0
Rape4n/a31.539.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault20n/a157.4258.3250.2
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)197378379
Burglary13n/a102.3295.2340.5
Theft130n/a1,022.81,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft9n/a70.8181.8219.9
Property crime152n/a (estimate)1,1962,1462,110

Key findings

  • Fernandina Beach crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fernandina Beach are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Fernandina Beach you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fernandina Beach is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fernandina Beach has decreased by 42%

Fernandina Beach crime map

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fernandina Beach, FL per 100,000 people. In Fernandina Beach, the total number of daily crimes is 1.81 times less than the Florida average and 1.79 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fernandina Beach is 1.92 times less than the Florida average and 1.93 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fernandina Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times less than the Florida average and 1.76 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Fernandina Beach (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Fernandina Beach safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fernandina Beach is safer than 69% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Fernandina Beach is safer than 56% 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 Fernandina Beach. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fernandina Beach is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fernandina Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fernandina Beach is 1 in 509
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fernandina Beach is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fernandina Beach is 1 in 72
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fernandina Beach? In Fernandina Beach, FL you have a 1 in 509 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 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fernandina Beach.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Fernandina Beach is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Fernandina Beach has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 29% in Fernandina Beach, while property crimes in Fernandina Beach have decreased by 47%. Total crime has decreased by 42% year over year.

      Fernandina Beach police department

      ItemFernandina BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.23.3
      There are a total of 40 Fernandina Beach police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.8% less than the Florida average and 4.4% 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
      Yulee, FL12,2173722,1102,482
      St. Marys, GA17,8533412,3742,715
      Kingsland, GA16,4113752,6152,991
      Fernandina Beach, FL12,1561971,1961,393

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blue Ash, OH12,1541141,6581,771
      The Pinery, CO12,1601751,1871,361
      Palmer Town, MA12,1454089381,346
      Speedway, IN12,1453113,9834,294
      Neosho, MO12,1442403,2633,503
      Fernandina Beach, FL12,1561971,1961,393
      Source: The Fernandina 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.