Reported Annual Crime In Panama City Beach

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePanama City Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,047n/a (estimate)8,0622,9202,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePanama City Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.75.05.3
Rape12n/a92.437.841.7
Robbery13n/a100.188.698.0
Assault83n/a639.1276.5248.9
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)839408394
Burglary122n/a939.4423.4430.4
Theft811n/a6,244.71,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a38.5204.5237.4
Property crime938n/a (estimate)7,2232,5122,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Panama City Beach, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Panama City Beach, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Panama City Beach, FL crime rates are 176% higher than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 193% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Panama City Beach, FL has a rate that is 106% higher than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 113% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Panama City Beach, FL is 187% higher than its state's mean, and 206% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Panama City Beach is 193% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.09 daily crimes that occur in Panama City Beach.
  • Panama City Beach is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Panama City Beach you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Panama City Beach has decreased by 18%.

Compare Panama City Beach, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Panama City Beach (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Panama City Beach, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Panama City Beach, FL are 2.76 times more than the Florida average and 2.93 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Panama City Beach, FL are 2.06 times more than than Florida and 2.13 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Panama City Beach, FL are 2.87 times more than than Florida and 3.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Panama City Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Panama City Beach, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Panama City Beach, FL is safer than 5% of the cities in Florida and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Panama City Beach, FL. Overall, Panama City Beach, FL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Panama City Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Panama City Beach is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Panama City Beach is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Panama City Beach is 1 in 13
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Panama City Beach, FL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Panama City Beach, FL, you have a 1 in 120 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 14. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Panama City Beach, FL is 1 in 13.

Year Over Year Crime In Panama City Beach (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Panama City Beach, FL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Panama City Beach, FL has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Panama City Beach, FL has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Panama City Beach, FL has decreased by 18% year over year.

Panama City Beach police department

ItemPanama City BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6931,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.64.23.3
There are a total of 69 Panama City Beach police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% greater than the Florida average and 73.1% greater 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
Pretty Bayou, FL3,505120740860
Laguna Beach, FL3,9591691,0391,208
Lower Grand Lagoon, FL3,4611741,0691,242
Cedar Grove, FL3,5142791,7171,996
Upper Grand Lagoon, FL15,7713101,9112,222
Lynn Haven, FL19,7991882,1542,342
Parker, FL4,5215363,1073,643
Panama City Beach, FL12,3338397,2238,062

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bayou Blue, LA12,3335733,4624,034
Steamboat Springs, CO12,3361722,2972,469
North Merrick, NY12,337182773955
Channahon, IL12,32971444516
Northlake, IL12,3391452,3712,516
Panama City Beach, FL12,3338397,2238,062
Source: The Panama City Beach, 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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