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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 69%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Augustine/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime664n/a (estimate)4,6022,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape14n/a97.039.642.6
Robbery14n/a97.079.386.2
Assault65n/a450.5260.8246.8
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)645385381
Burglary67n/a464.4337.7376.0
Theft476n/a3,299.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft28n/a194.1193.3228.9
Property crime571n/a (estimate)3,9582,2822,200

Key findings

  • St. Augustine crime rates are 78% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Augustine are 69% higher than the national average
  • In St. Augustine you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Augustine is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Augustine has increased by 9%

St. Augustine crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Augustine (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in St. Augustine, per 100,000 residents. In St. Augustine, the total number of daily crimes is 1.73 times more than the Florida average and 1.78 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in St. Augustine are 1.67 times more than the Florida average and 1.69 times more than the national average. For property crime, St. Augustine has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times more than the Florida average and 1.80 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is St. Augustine (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in St. Augustine in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is St. Augustine safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Augustine being safer than 15% of cities in Florida and 8% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to St. Augustine. In conclusion, St. Augustine ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Augustine

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Augustine is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Augustine is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Augustine is 1 in 22
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in St. Augustine? In St. Augustine, you have a 1 in 156 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in St. Augustine, FL is 1 in 22.

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Augustine (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether St. Augustine is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in St. Augustine has decreased by 7%, while the property crime rate in St. Augustine has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in St. Augustine has increased by 9% year over year.

      St. Augustine police department

      ItemSt. AugustineFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.23.3
      There are a total of 61 St. Augustine police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.6% greater than the Florida average and 38.8% 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
      Villano Beach, FL2,82960358418
      Nocatee, FL9,836135801936
      Butler Beach, FL5,2141539081,061
      Crescent Beach, FL9961569221,077
      World Golf Village, FL15,0412161,2801,496
      St. Augustine South, FL4,9302441,4451,689
      St. Augustine Beach, FL6,7102531,6011,854
      St. Augustine, FL13,8676453,9584,602

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moberly, MO13,8678731,8402,713
      Oneonta, NY13,8634972,0452,542
      Levelland, TX13,8729093,1224,030
      Broadlands, VA13,87276635711
      Whitehall, PA13,87366299365
      St. Augustine, FL13,8676453,9584,602
      Source: The St. Augustine, 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.