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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleSebastian/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime316n/a (estimate)1,2052,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape6n/a22.939.442.6
Robbery4n/a15.275.581.6
Assault9n/a34.3258.3250.2
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)72378379
Burglary20n/a76.2295.2340.5
Theft262n/a998.81,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a57.2181.8219.9
Property crime297n/a (estimate)1,1322,1462,110

Key findings

  • Sebastian crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sebastian are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Sebastian you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sebastian is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sebastian has not changed

Sebastian crime map

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      Daily Crime In Sebastian (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sebastian, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sebastian are 2.10 times less than the Florida average and 2.07 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Sebastian are 5.22 times less than than Florida and 5.24 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sebastian are 1.90 times less than than Florida and 1.86 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Sebastian (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Sebastian to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Sebastian safe? The gauges above illustrate that Sebastian is safer than 86% of every city located within Florida along with 74% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Sebastian, FL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sebastian

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sebastian is 1 in 1381
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sebastian is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sebastian is 1 in 84
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Sebastian, Florida you have a 1 in 1381 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 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sebastian.

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

      Determining whether Sebastian is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Sebastian violent crime rates have decreased by 40%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Sebastian has not changed in the same time frame.

      Sebastian police department

      ItemSebastianFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.23.3
      There are a total of 50 Sebastian police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.2% less than the Florida average and 31.3% 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
      Indian River Shores, FL4,0820209209
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,65853301354
      Malabar, FL2,886101575677
      Grant-Valkaria, FL3,996104589692
      Winter Beach, FL2,720110625736
      Roseland, FL1,783129733863
      Fellsmere, FL5,42486823909
      Sebastian, FL23,432721,1321,205

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Barstow, CA23,4381,1364,0885,224
      Morton Grove, IL23,41383847930
      Romulus, MI23,4579832,8543,837
      Dinuba, CA23,4656522,1472,799
      Candler-McAfee, GA23,4784873,3913,878
      Sebastian, FL23,432721,1321,205
      Source: The Sebastian, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.