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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleRockledge/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime451n/a (estimate)1,6062,5242,489
Murder1n/a3.65.25.0
Rape6n/a21.439.442.6
Robbery7n/a24.975.581.6
Assault48n/a171.0258.3250.2
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)221378379
Burglary59n/a210.1295.2340.5
Theft289n/a1,029.31,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft41n/a146.0181.8219.9
Property crime389n/a (estimate)1,3852,1462,110

Key findings

  • Rockledge crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rockledge are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Rockledge you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rockledge is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rockledge has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Rockledge (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rockledge on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rockledge (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.57 times less than the state average and 1.55 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Rockledge on a daily basis are 1.71 times less than than Florida average and 1.72 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rockledge are 1.55 times less than the daily state average and 1.52 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Rockledge (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Rockledge in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Rockledge safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Rockledge being safer than 63% of cities in Florida and 51% 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 Rockledge. In conclusion, Rockledge ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockledge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockledge is 1 in 453
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockledge is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockledge is 1 in 63
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rockledge? In Rockledge, FL you have a 1 in 453 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 73 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockledge.

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

      Determining whether Rockledge is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Rockledge violent crime rates have increased by 1%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Rockledge has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Rockledge police department

      ItemRockledgeFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.23.3
      There are a total of 67 Rockledge police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the Florida average and 18.5% less 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
      Satellite Beach, FL10,49598615713
      Palm Shores, FL1,242133757890
      Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,381469871,033
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,3981689511,119
      Viera West, FL8,6801771,0021,179
      Sharpes, FL2,9282101,1941,404
      Viera East, FL11,0902641,5011,766
      Rockledge, FL26,1442211,3851,606

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clinton, IA26,1483083,6473,955
      University Park, FL26,1503642,0672,431
      East Lake-Orient Park, FL26,1605773,2733,850
      Shoreview, MN26,1611781,5671,745
      Smithtown, NY26,162191730921
      Rockledge, FL26,1442211,3851,606
      Source: The Rockledge, 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.