Reported Annual Crime In St. Augustine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Augustine/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime758n/a (estimate)5,2793,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Augustine/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a27.95.45.3
Rape8n/a55.736.940.4
Robbery14n/a97.597.9102.8
Assault84n/a585.0290.2248.5
Violent crime110n/a (estimate)766430386
Burglary75n/a522.3486.7468.9
Theft546n/a3,802.51,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft27n/a188.0209.3236.9
Property crime648n/a (estimate)4,5132,6872,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in St. Augustine, FL. The total number of reported crimes in St. Augustine, FL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall St. Augustine, FL crime rate is 69% higher than the Florida average and is 86% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, St. Augustine, FL has a violent crime rate that is 78% higher than the Florida average and 98% higher than the national average. For property crime, St. Augustine, FL is 68% higher than the Florida average and 84% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Augustine is 86% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.46 daily crimes that occur in St. Augustine.
  • St. Augustine is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Augustine you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Augustine has decreased by 11%.

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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, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In St. Augustine, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times more than the Florida average and 1.86 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in St. Augustine, FL are 1.78 times more than the Florida average and 1.98 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, St. Augustine, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.68 times more than the Florida average and 1.84 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is St. Augustine (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the St. Augustine, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Augustine, FL being safer than 14% of cities in Florida and 8% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, FL. In conclusion, St. Augustine, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

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 131
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Augustine is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Augustine is 1 in 19
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in St. Augustine, FL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In St. Augustine, FL, you have a 1 in 131 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 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in St. Augustine, FL is 1 in 19.

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

A good indicator of whether St. Augustine, FL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in St. Augustine, FL has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in St. Augustine, FL has decreased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in St. Augustine, FL has decreased by 11% 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
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Villano Beach, FL2,82967421489
Nocatee, FL9,8361519431,094
Butler Beach, FL5,2141711,0691,240
Crescent Beach, FL9961741,0861,259
World Golf Village, FL15,0412411,5071,748
St. Augustine South, FL4,9302721,7021,974
St. Augustine Beach, FL6,710571,9321,990
St. Augustine, FL13,8677664,5135,279

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Levelland, TX13,8726003,7584,358
Whitehall, PA13,87351449500
St. Augustine, FL13,8677664,5135,279
Source: The St. Augustine, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.