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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 210%
Property crime 73%
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 peopleRiviera Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,746n/a (estimate)4,9902,6672,580
Murder9n/a25.75.25.0
Rape18n/a51.439.642.6
Robbery65n/a185.879.386.2
Assault321n/a917.4260.8246.8
Violent crime413n/a (estimate)1,180385381
Burglary212n/a605.9337.7376.0
Theft970n/a2,772.11,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft151n/a431.5193.3228.9
Property crime1,333n/a (estimate)3,8102,2822,200

Key findings

  • Riviera Beach crime rates are 93% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riviera Beach are 210% higher than the national average
  • In Riviera Beach you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riviera Beach is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riviera Beach has decreased by 8%

Riviera Beach crime map

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

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

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Riviera Beach, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Riviera Beach are 1.87 times more than the Florida average and 1.93 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Riviera Beach are 3.07 times more than than Florida and 3.10 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Riviera Beach are 1.67 times more than than Florida and 1.73 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Riviera Beach (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Riviera Beach in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Riviera Beach safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Riviera Beach being safer than 4% of cities in Florida and 3% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Riviera Beach. In conclusion, Riviera Beach ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riviera Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riviera Beach is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riviera Beach is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riviera Beach is 1 in 21
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Riviera Beach, Florida you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Riviera Beach.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Riviera Beach, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Riviera Beach has decreased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Riviera Beach has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Riviera Beach has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Riviera Beach police department

      ItemRiviera BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
      There are a total of 141 Riviera Beach police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Florida average and 30.2% greater 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
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090138138
      Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL5080218218
      Tequesta, FL5,87332568601
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342107634740
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401124733856
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58191795885
      Haverhill, FL1,9841458581,002
      Riviera Beach, FL33,6831,1803,8104,990

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Salisbury, NC33,6746964,6585,354
      Long Beach, NY33,67086237322
      Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,7084813,2133,695
      Dalton, GA33,6532752,9173,192
      McMinnville, OR33,7242423,0693,311
      Riviera Beach, FL33,6831,1803,8104,990
      Source: The Riviera 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.