Reported Annual Crime In Fernandina Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFernandina Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime288n/a (estimate)2,2852,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFernandina Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape5n/a39.737.841.7
Robbery1n/a7.988.698.0
Assault22n/a174.5276.5248.9
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)222408383
Burglary42n/a333.2423.4430.4
Theft204n/a1,618.31,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a111.1204.5237.4
Property crime260n/a (estimate)2,0632,5122,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Fernandina Beach, FL. All reported Fernandina Beach, FL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Fernandina Beach, FL overall crime rate is 22% lower than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 17% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Fernandina Beach, FL, the rate is 46% lower than compared to the Florida average, and 42% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Fernandina Beach, FL comes in at 18% lower than to the average seen in Florida, and 13% lower than the overall national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Fernandina Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fernandina Beach is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.26 daily crimes that occur in Fernandina Beach.
  • Fernandina Beach is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fernandina Beach you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fernandina Beach has increased by 16%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Fernandina Beach, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the Florida average and 1.20 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fernandina Beach, FL is 1.84 times less than the Florida average and 1.72 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fernandina Beach, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times less than the Florida average and 1.15 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fernandina Beach (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Fernandina Beach, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fernandina Beach, FL has been ranked safer than 61% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Fernandina Beach, FL is safer than 48% 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fernandina Beach, FL is below 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 451
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fernandina Beach is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fernandina Beach is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fernandina Beach, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fernandina Beach, FL you have a 1 in 451 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fernandina Beach, FL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Fernandina Beach, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fernandina Beach, FL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 23% in Fernandina Beach, FL, while property crimes in Fernandina Beach, FL have increased by 15%. Crimes in total for Fernandina Beach, FL have increased by 16% 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
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kingsland, GA16,4112492,2022,451
Yulee, FL12,2174012,4702,871
St. Marys, GA17,8533572,8583,214
Fernandina Beach, FL12,1562222,0632,285

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Blue Ash, OH12,1541312,2702,400
The Pinery, CO12,1601691,2381,406
Speedway, IN12,1453134,1074,420
Palmer Town, MA12,1454121,0631,475
Neosho, MO12,1442864,8625,148
Fernandina Beach, FL12,1562222,0632,285
Source: The Fernandina Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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