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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 23%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Daytona/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime219n/a (estimate)1,6622,1532,346
Murder0n/a0.05.96.5
Rape0n/a0.035.438.4
Robbery8n/a60.762.273.9
Assault12n/a91.1280.1279.7
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)152384388
Burglary44n/a333.9240.6314.2
Theft129n/a979.11,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft26n/a197.3176.1246.0
Property crime199n/a (estimate)1,5101,7691,958

Key findings

  • South Daytona crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Daytona are 61% lower than the national average
  • In South Daytona you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Daytona is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Daytona has decreased by 9%

South Daytona crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in South Daytona for every 100,000 residents. The South Daytona total amount of daily crime is 1.30 times less than the Florida average and 1.41 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in South Daytona, is 2.53 times less than the Florida average, and it is 2.55 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that South Daytona has a daily crime average that is 1.17 times less than the Florida average and 1.30 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is South Daytona (higher is better)

      How safe is South Daytona, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that South Daytona is safer than 67% of the cities in Florida and 57% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than South Daytona. Overall, South Daytona is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Daytona

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Daytona is 1 in 659
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Daytona is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Daytona is 1 in 61
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South Daytona? In South Daytona, you have a 1 in 659 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South Daytona, FL is 1 in 61.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for South Daytona is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in South Daytona has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 33% in South Daytona, while property crimes in South Daytona have decreased by 6%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      South Daytona police department

      ItemSouth DaytonaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3331,023558,732
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,11830509539
      Glencoe, FL2,624111512623
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392125575700
      Lake Helen, FL2,678283532815
      Port Orange, FL58,780761,4481,524
      Edgewater, FL21,3061321,5561,688
      Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903121,4391,752
      South Daytona, FL12,4701521,5101,662

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      Fort Atkinson, WI12,4701691,3681,537
      Mount Vernon, VA12,46980555634
      Moody, AL12,4644261,5681,995
      Andover, KS12,4771471,7141,861
      Trenton, OH12,4773221,9282,251
      South Daytona, FL12,4701521,5101,662
      Source: The South Daytona, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.