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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 81%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)481 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)72 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)409 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • South Beach crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Beach are 81% lower than the national average
  • In South Beach you have a 1 in 209 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Beach is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Beach has decreased by 5%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Beach is 1 in 1389
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Beach is 1 in 245
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Beach is 1 in 209

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

      South Beach police department

      ItemSouth BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      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
      Indian River Shores, FL4,0820209209
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,65853301354
      Winter Beach, FL2,720110625736
      Orchid, FL3601538671,020
      Wabasso, FL5901538671,020
      White City, FL3,5141649331,097
      St. Lucie Village, FL6392521,4291,681
      South Beach, FL3,32572409481

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lordstown, OH3,32592862954
      Avon, NY3,3242268641,090
      West Point, VA3,32692830922
      Middleville, MI3,3242589371,195
      Crestview Hills, KY3,32750435485
      South Beach, FL3,32572409481
      Source: The South Beach, 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.