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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleSurfside/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime136n/a (estimate)2,3332,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a17.239.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault5n/a85.8258.3250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)103378379
Burglary11n/a188.7295.2340.5
Theft113n/a1,938.61,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a102.9181.8219.9
Property crime130n/a (estimate)2,2302,1462,110

Key findings

  • Surfside crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Surfside are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Surfside you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Surfside is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Surfside has increased by 27%

Surfside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Surfside (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Surfside, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Surfside are 1.08 times less than the Florida average and 1.07 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Surfside are 3.68 times less than than Florida and 3.69 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Surfside are 1.04 times more than than Florida and 1.06 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Surfside (higher is better)

      Is Surfside safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Surfside to other cities in the state and across the country, Surfside is 62% safer than other cities of Florida and 50% safer than other cities in the nation. Surfside has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Surfside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surfside is 1 in 972
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surfside is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Surfside is 1 in 43
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Surfside? If you reside in Surfside, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 972. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 45 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Surfside, is 1 in 43.

      Year Over Year Crime In Surfside (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Surfside, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Surfside has increased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Surfside has increased by 29%, and the total amount of crime in Surfside has increased by 27% year over year.

      Surfside police department

      ItemSurfsideFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.54.23.3
      There are a total of 33 Surfside police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.8% greater than the Florida average and 70.3% 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
      Indian Creek, FL54000
      Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88550847897
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871548761,030
      Cooper City, FL34,364709761,046
      El Portal, FL2,507811,0081,089
      Sunset, FL16,6021699601,129
      Biscayne Park, FL3,2031899471,136
      Surfside, FL5,8101032,2302,333

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Selinsgrove, PA5,8103352,0632,399
      Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD5,8113951,6972,092
      Oreland, PA5,809131602733
      Manasquan, NJ5,8121201,5071,627
      Washingtonville, NY5,8133131,1971,510
      Surfside, FL5,8101032,2302,333
      Source: The Surfside, 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.