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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleGulf Breeze/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime76n/a (estimate)1,1112,5242,489
Murder1n/a14.65.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault4n/a58.5258.3250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)73378379
Burglary11n/a160.7295.2340.5
Theft58n/a847.61,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a29.2181.8219.9
Property crime71n/a (estimate)1,0382,1462,110

Key findings

  • Gulf Breeze crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gulf Breeze are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Gulf Breeze you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gulf Breeze is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gulf Breeze has decreased by 24%

Gulf Breeze crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Gulf Breeze (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gulf Breeze 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 Gulf Breeze (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 2.27 times less than the state average and 2.24 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Gulf Breeze on a daily basis are 5.18 times less than than Florida average and 5.19 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gulf Breeze are 2.07 times less than the daily state average and 2.03 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Gulf Breeze (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Gulf Breeze in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Gulf Breeze safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Gulf Breeze being safer than 89% of cities in Florida and 76% of cities across the United States. 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 Gulf Breeze. In conclusion, Gulf Breeze ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gulf Breeze

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gulf Breeze is 1 in 1369
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gulf Breeze is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gulf Breeze is 1 in 91
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Gulf Breeze, Florida? If you reside in Gulf Breeze, then there is a 1 in 1369 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 97. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 91 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gulf Breeze.

      Year Over Year Crime In Gulf Breeze (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Gulf Breeze, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Gulf Breeze has decreased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Gulf Breeze has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gulf Breeze has decreased by 24% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Gulf Breeze police department

      ItemGulf BreezeFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2531,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
      There are a total of 25 Gulf Breeze police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.7% less than the Florida average and 29.2% 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
      Tiger Point, FL2,84588501589
      Oriole Beach, FL1,636107609716
      Woodlawn Beach, FL2,391109617726
      Garcon Point, FL4612781,5771,855
      Avalon, FL5412871,6291,916
      Gonzalez, FL14,4573732,1172,490
      Goulding, FL4,1223932,2302,622
      Gulf Breeze, FL6,205731,0381,111

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dunlap, IN6,2063101,6451,955
      Monroeville, AL6,2035272,7593,286
      East Aurora, NY6,2093391,2981,637
      Prairie View, TX6,20976474550
      Walpole, MA6,2091951,0221,217
      Gulf Breeze, FL6,205731,0381,111
      Source: The Gulf Breeze, 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.