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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 94%
Property crime 71%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParkland/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime209n/a (estimate)5842,1532,346
Murder0n/a0.05.96.5
Rape1n/a2.835.438.4
Robbery3n/a8.462.273.9
Assault4n/a11.2280.1279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)22384388
Burglary23n/a64.3240.6314.2
Theft136n/a380.21,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft42n/a117.4176.1246.0
Property crime201n/a (estimate)5621,7691,958

Key findings

  • Parkland crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Parkland are 94% lower than the national average
  • In Parkland you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Parkland is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Parkland has increased by 4%

Parkland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Parkland (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Parkland for every 100,000 residents. The Parkland total amount of daily crime is 3.69 times less than the Florida average and 4.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Parkland, is 17.15 times less than the Florida average, and it is 17.34 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Parkland has a daily crime average that is 3.15 times less than the Florida average and 3.49 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Parkland (higher is better)

      How safe is Parkland, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Parkland is safer than 97% of the cities in Florida and 90% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Parkland. Overall, Parkland is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Parkland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Parkland is 1 in 4472
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Parkland is 1 in 178
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Parkland is 1 in 172
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Parkland, Florida? If you reside in Parkland, then there is a 1 in 4472 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 178. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 172 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Parkland.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Parkland 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 Parkland has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Parkland has increased by 5%. The total crime rate in Parkland has increased by 4% year to year.

      Parkland police department

      ItemParklandFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3331,023558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland Beach, FL3,68925279304
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46749296345
      Weston, FL68,89350427478
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118541659
      Lazy Lake, FL34155715870
      Golf, FL213155715870
      Hillsboro Pines, FL510155715870
      Parkland, FL28,35422562584

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Hood, TX28,3506743,3934,068
      Lansing, IL28,3693775,4235,800
      Millville, NJ28,3996343,4034,037
      Newburgh, NY28,4061,0142,5633,577
      SeaTac, WA28,2984824,7615,242
      Parkland, FL28,35422562584
      Source: The Parkland, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.