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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleNew Smyrna Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime780n/a (estimate)2,8962,6672,580
Murder1n/a3.75.25.0
Rape2n/a7.439.642.6
Robbery9n/a33.479.386.2
Assault84n/a311.8260.8246.8
Violent crime96n/a (estimate)356385381
Burglary132n/a490.0337.7376.0
Theft492n/a1,826.51,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft60n/a222.7193.3228.9
Property crime684n/a (estimate)2,5392,2822,200

Key findings

  • New Smyrna Beach crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Smyrna Beach are 6% lower than the national average
  • In New Smyrna Beach you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Smyrna Beach is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Smyrna Beach has decreased by 11%

New Smyrna Beach crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In New Smyrna Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in New Smyrna Beach 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 New Smyrna Beach (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.09 times more than the state average and 1.12 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in New Smyrna Beach on a daily basis are 1.08 times less than than Florida average and 1.07 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in New Smyrna Beach are 1.11 times more than the daily state average and 1.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is New Smyrna Beach (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of New Smyrna Beach to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is New Smyrna Beach safe? The gauges above illustrate that New Smyrna Beach is safer than 41% of every city located within Florida along with 29% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, New Smyrna Beach, FL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Smyrna Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Smyrna Beach is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Smyrna Beach is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Smyrna Beach is 1 in 35
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in New Smyrna Beach? If you reside in New Smyrna Beach, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 281. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 40 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in New Smyrna Beach, is 1 in 35.

      Year Over Year Crime In New Smyrna Beach (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether New Smyrna Beach is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. New Smyrna Beach violent crime rates have decreased by 8%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for New Smyrna Beach has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

      New Smyrna Beach police department

      ItemNew Smyrna BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 52 New Smyrna Beach police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.1% less than the Florida average and 29.8% 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
      Glencoe, FL2,624111661772
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392125742867
      Oak Hill, FL1,8661458601,005
      Edgewater, FL21,3061101,8111,921
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1182441,8642,109
      Port Orange, FL58,780392,1762,215
      South Daytona, FL12,4704302,4472,876
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743562,5392,896

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Salt Lake, UT24,5759627,1388,100
      Newport, RI24,5703422,4132,755
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396
      De Pere, WI24,544151814964
      Waverly, MI24,6174041,4901,894
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743562,5392,896
      Source: The New Smyrna Beach, 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.