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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleLauderdale-by-the-Sea/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime135n/a (estimate)2,0412,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a15.139.642.6
Robbery8n/a120.979.386.2
Assault6n/a90.7260.8246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)227385381
Burglary17n/a257.0337.7376.0
Theft91n/a1,375.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a181.4193.3228.9
Property crime120n/a (estimate)1,8142,2822,200

Key findings

  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has increased by 2%

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, per 100,000 residents. In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, the total number of daily crimes is 1.31 times less than the Florida average and 1.26 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are 1.70 times less than the Florida average and 1.68 times less than the national average. For property crime, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times less than the Florida average and 1.21 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Lauderdale-by-the-Sea (higher is better)

      Is Lauderdale-by-the-Sea safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea to other cities in the state and across the country, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is 59% safer than other cities of Florida and 47% safer than other cities in the nation. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is 1 in 442
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is 1 in 49
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea? In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL you have a 1 in 442 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 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

      Year Over Year Crime In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has increased by 25% and the rate of property crime in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has not changed. The total crime rate in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has increased by 2% year to year.

      Lauderdale-by-the-Sea police department

      ItemLauderdale-by-the-SeaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2631,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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.

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      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL6,3752271,8142,041

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      White Oak, TX6,374471,1371,184
      Los Fresnos, TX6,3765291,6612,190
      Cynthiana, KY6,3761891,7131,902
      Louisville, MS6,3732272,3302,557
      Decatur, TX6,3782492,5202,769
      Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL6,3752271,8142,041
      Source: The Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 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.