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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 163%
Property crime 45%
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 peopleHomestead/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,996n/a (estimate)4,2012,6672,580
Murder4n/a5.65.25.0
Rape42n/a58.939.642.6
Robbery260n/a364.679.386.2
Assault408n/a572.1260.8246.8
Violent crime714n/a (estimate)1,001385381
Burglary280n/a392.6337.7376.0
Theft1,841n/a2,581.51,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft161n/a225.8193.3228.9
Property crime2,282n/a (estimate)3,2002,2822,200

Key findings

  • Homestead crime rates are 63% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Homestead are 163% higher than the national average
  • In Homestead you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Homestead is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Homestead has decreased by 8%

Homestead crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Homestead (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Homestead 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 Homestead (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.58 times more than the state average and 1.63 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Homestead on a daily basis are 2.60 times more than than Florida average and 2.63 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Homestead are 1.40 times more than the daily state average and 1.45 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Homestead (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Homestead safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Homestead is safer than 8% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Homestead is safer than 5% 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 Homestead. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Homestead is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Homestead

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Homestead is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homestead is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Homestead is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Homestead, Florida you have a 1 in 100 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Homestead.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Homestead, 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 Homestead has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Homestead has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Homestead has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Homestead police department

      ItemHomesteadFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.23.3
      There are a total of 140 Homestead police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.3% less than the Florida average and 31.4% 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
      North Key Largo, FL1,03854320374
      Kendall, FL74,5591771,0501,227
      Country Walk, FL16,9752921,7282,020
      The Crossings, FL23,6813091,8302,139
      Three Lakes, FL16,4793311,9632,295
      Pinecrest, FL19,2721312,3822,513
      Richmond West, FL35,4593762,2312,607
      Homestead, FL65,6881,0013,2004,201

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harlingen, TX65,6344154,2614,676
      Bayonne, NJ65,7721711,1571,327
      Schenectady, NY65,5549463,2134,159
      Eagan, MN65,874881,9242,013
      Johnson City, TN65,4154103,9254,336
      Homestead, FL65,6881,0013,2004,201
      Source: The Homestead, 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.