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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleHollywood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,706n/a (estimate)3,0262,6672,580
Murder5n/a3.25.25.0
Rape37n/a23.839.642.6
Robbery109n/a70.179.386.2
Assault212n/a136.3260.8246.8
Violent crime363n/a (estimate)233385381
Burglary520n/a334.4337.7376.0
Theft3,253n/a2,091.91,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft570n/a366.6193.3228.9
Property crime4,343n/a (estimate)2,7932,2822,200

Key findings

  • Hollywood crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hollywood are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Hollywood you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hollywood is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hollywood has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Hollywood (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hollywood, FL per 100,000 people. In Hollywood, the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Florida average and 1.17 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hollywood is 1.65 times less than the Florida average and 1.63 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hollywood has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Florida average and 1.27 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Hollywood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Hollywood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hollywood is safer than 47% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Hollywood is safer than 35% 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 Hollywood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hollywood is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hollywood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hollywood is 1 in 429
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hollywood is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hollywood is 1 in 34
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hollywood? In Hollywood, you have a 1 in 429 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hollywood, FL is 1 in 34.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hollywood, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Hollywood has decreased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Hollywood has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Hollywood has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Hollywood police department

      ItemHollywoodFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
      There are a total of 450 Hollywood police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.8% less than the Florida average and 4.8% 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
      Weston, FL68,89357521578
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Washington Park, FL1,4791921,1381,330
      Sea Ranch Lakes, FL66301,3351,335
      Boulevard Gardens, FL2,1052021,1951,397
      Hollywood, FL148,1142332,7933,026

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Joliet, IL147,5153271,5561,884
      Torrance, CA147,3071821,8392,020
      Bridgeport, CT147,0226441,9302,573
      Paterson, NJ146,8947332,4263,159
      Sunnyvale, CA149,5961641,6331,796
      Hollywood, FL148,1142332,7933,026
      Source: The Hollywood, 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.