Reported Annual Crime In Homestead

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomestead/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,153n/a (estimate)4,5512,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomestead/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.45.05.3
Rape25n/a36.137.841.7
Robbery251n/a362.388.698.0
Assault394n/a568.7276.5248.9
Violent crime671n/a (estimate)969408383
Burglary420n/a606.3423.4430.4
Theft1,883n/a2,718.11,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft179n/a258.4204.5237.4
Property crime2,482n/a (estimate)3,5832,5122,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Homestead, FL. All reported Homestead, 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 Homestead, FL overall crime rate is 56% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 66% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Homestead, FL, the rate is 137% higher than compared to the Florida average, and 153% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Homestead, FL comes in at 43% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 52% higher than the overall national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Homestead crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Homestead is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.47 daily crimes that occur in Homestead.
  • Homestead is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Homestead you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Homestead has decreased by 15%.

Compare Homestead, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Homestead (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Homestead, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Homestead, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.56 times more than the state average and 1.66 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Homestead, FL on a daily bases are 2.37 times more than than Florida average and 2.53 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Homestead, FL are 1.43 times more than the daily state average and 1.52 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Homestead (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Homestead, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Homestead, FL has been ranked safer than 11% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Homestead, FL 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Homestead, FL 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 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homestead is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Homestead is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Homestead, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Homestead, FL you have a 1 in 104 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Homestead, FL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Homestead, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Homestead, FL has decreased by 28%, the amount of property crime in Homestead, FL has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Homestead, FL has decreased by 15% year to 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
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
North Key Largo, FL1,03857353410
Kendall, FL74,5591881,1561,343
Country Walk, FL16,9753091,9022,211
The Crossings, FL23,6813272,0142,341
Pinecrest, FL19,2721022,3982,499
Three Lakes, FL16,4793512,1612,512
Richmond West, FL35,4593992,4552,854
Homestead, FL65,6889693,5834,551

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harlingen, TX65,6343554,1044,459
Bayonne, NJ65,7722091,2081,417
Schenectady, NY65,5548923,1794,070
Eagan, MN65,874871,9011,988
Johnson City, TN65,4153974,2134,611
Homestead, FL65,6889693,5834,551
Source: The Homestead, 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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