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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 61%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Beach/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime170,1201,078 (estimate)2,0301,7322,489
Murder319n/a3.82.95.0
Rape2,770n/a33.133.842.6
Robbery13,396n/a159.992.981.6
Assault31,336n/a374.0229.0250.2
Violent crime47,821264 (estimate)571359379
Burglary9,846n/a117.5141.9340.5
Theft106,931n/a1,276.21,166.11,549.5
Vehicle theft5,522n/a65.965.3219.9
Property crime122,299814 (estimate)1,4601,3732,110

Key findings

  • South Beach crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Beach are 30% lower than the national average
  • In South Beach you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Beach is safer than 82% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in New York has decreased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In South Beach (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Beach is 1 in 379
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Beach is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Beach is 1 in 93

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

      New York police department

      ItemSouth BeachNew YorkNew York
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,28349,283109,351
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.95.92.9
      There are a total of 49,283 South Beach police officers. This results in 5.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the New York average and 107.3% greater than the New York average.

      Sex offenders in New York

      StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
      New York25,064137266
      There are a total of 25,064 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 137 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 48% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Matawan, NJ8,89405757
      Highlands, NJ4,90042190232
      Navesink, NJ1,69949319368
      Belford, NJ1,57357369426
      Union Beach, NJ5,770204259463
      Westfield, NJ30,43813475488
      Leonardo, NJ2,47278502580
      New York, NY8,461,9615711,4602,030

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727322,3833,115
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      New York, NY8,461,9615711,4602,030
      Source: The South Beach, New York, NY 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.