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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 80%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)508 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)73 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)435 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • South Beach crime rates are 80% 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 197 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Beach is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Beach has decreased by 9%

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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 1364
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Beach is 1 in 231
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Beach is 1 in 197

      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
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,65854320374
      Indian River Shores, FL4,0820491491
      Winter Beach, FL2,720112665777
      Wabasso, FL5901569221,077
      Orchid, FL3601569221,077
      White City, FL3,5141679921,160
      St. Lucie Village, FL6392561,5201,776
      South Beach, FL3,32573435508

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lordstown, OH3,325311,2301,261
      Avon, NY3,3242209061,126
      West Point, VA3,32691846936
      Middleville, MI3,3242659771,243
      Crestview Hills, KY3,32749451499
      South Beach, FL3,32573435508
      Source: The South 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.