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Total crime 95%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 94%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Palm Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)1382,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.079.386.2
Assault0n/a0.0260.8246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0385381
Burglary1n/a68.8337.7376.0
Theft1n/a68.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0193.3228.9
Property crime2n/a (estimate)1382,2822,200

Key findings

  • South Palm Beach crime rates are 95% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Palm Beach are 100% lower than the national average
  • In South Palm Beach you have a 1 in 727 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Palm Beach is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Palm Beach has decreased by 75%

South Palm Beach crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Palm Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Palm Beach is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Palm Beach is 1 in 727
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Palm Beach is 1 in 727

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

      South Palm Beach police department

      ItemSouth Palm BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.74.23.3
      There are a total of 8 South Palm Beach police officers. This results in 6.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.4% greater than the Florida average and 104.9% greater 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
      Gulf Stream, FL6600338338
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342107634740
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401124733856
      Haverhill, FL1,9841458581,002
      Golf, FL2131569221,077
      Kenwood Estates, FL1,5461741,0321,206
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090138138

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spicer, MN1,30982747829
      Ecru, MS1,30983852935
      Dike, IA1,30953359413
      Kingsford Heights, IN1,3101941,1041,298
      Lynchburg, OH1,3101311,0181,149
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090138138
      Source: The South Palm 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.