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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleSouth Daytona/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime241n/a (estimate)1,8312,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a7.639.442.6
Robbery6n/a45.675.581.6
Assault23n/a174.8258.3250.2
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)228378379
Burglary54n/a410.4295.2340.5
Theft132n/a1,003.11,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft25n/a190.0181.8219.9
Property crime211n/a (estimate)1,6032,1462,110

Key findings

  • South Daytona crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Daytona are 40% lower than the national average
  • In South Daytona you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Daytona is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Daytona has decreased by 36%

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 1.38 times less than the Florida average and 1.36 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in South Daytona, is 1.66 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.66 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that South Daytona has a daily crime average that is 1.34 times less than the Florida average and 1.32 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 58% of the cities in Florida and 48% 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 below 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 439
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Daytona is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Daytona is 1 in 55
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South Daytona? In South Daytona, you have a 1 in 439 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 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South Daytona, FL is 1 in 55.

      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 47% in South Daytona, while property crimes in South Daytona have decreased by 34%. Total crime has decreased by 36% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glencoe, FL2,624109621731
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392123698821
      Ponce Inlet, FL3,1180965965
      Lake Helen, FL2,6781069871,093
      Edgewater, FL21,306961,5751,671
      Port Orange, FL58,780461,8051,851
      Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903081,7462,053
      South Daytona, FL12,4702281,6031,831

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Atkinson, WI12,4702081,4221,630
      Mount Vernon, VA12,46979626705
      Moody, AL12,4644261,5681,995
      Trenton, OH12,4773052,1432,449
      Andover, KS12,4772841,5971,881
      South Daytona, FL12,4702281,6031,831
      Source: The South Daytona, 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.