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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 75%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParkland/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime198n/a (estimate)5622,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape2n/a5.739.442.6
Robbery2n/a5.775.581.6
Assault5n/a14.2258.3250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)26378379
Burglary16n/a45.4295.2340.5
Theft151n/a428.41,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft22n/a62.4181.8219.9
Property crime189n/a (estimate)5362,1462,110

Key findings

  • Parkland crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Parkland are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Parkland you have a 1 in 179 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 decreased by 32%

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 4.49 times less than the Florida average and 4.43 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Parkland, is 14.82 times less than the Florida average, and it is 14.86 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Parkland has a daily crime average that is 4.00 times less than the Florida average and 3.93 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 98% 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 3916
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Parkland is 1 in 187
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Parkland is 1 in 179
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Parkland, Florida? If you reside in Parkland, then there is a 1 in 3916 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 187. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 179 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 77% and the rate of property crime in Parkland has decreased by 25%. The total crime rate in Parkland has decreased by 32% 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
      Weston, FL68,89346503549
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798589687
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995116657772
      Lazy Lake, FL341538671,020
      Golf, FL2131538671,020
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101538671,020
      Highland Beach, FL3,6891011,0121,114
      Parkland, FL28,35426536562

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Hood, TX28,3506333,6144,247
      Lansing, IL28,3693775,4235,800
      Millville, NJ28,3994724,0214,494
      Newburgh, NY28,4061,1292,2803,409
      SeaTac, WA28,2984403,7184,158
      Parkland, FL28,35426536562
      Source: The Parkland, 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.