Reported Annual Crime In Surfside

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurfside/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime102n/a (estimate)1,7442,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurfside/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape0n/a0.037.841.7
Robbery2n/a34.288.698.0
Assault4n/a68.4276.5248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)103408383
Burglary8n/a136.8423.4430.4
Theft81n/a1,384.81,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a119.7204.5237.4
Property crime96n/a (estimate)1,6412,5122,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Surfside, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Surfside, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Surfside, FL crime rates are 40% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 36% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Surfside, FL has a rate that is 75% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 73% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Surfside, FL is 35% lower than its state's mean, and 31% lower than the country's average.
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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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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Surfside is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.78 daily crimes that occur in Surfside.
  • Surfside is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Surfside you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Surfside has decreased by 23%.

Compare Surfside, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Surfside (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Surfside, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Surfside, FL are 1.67 times less than the Florida average and 1.57 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Surfside, FL are 3.98 times less than than Florida and 3.73 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Surfside, FL are 1.53 times less than than Florida and 1.44 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Surfside (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Surfside, FL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Surfside, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Surfside, FL is 82% safer than other cities of Florida and 67% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Florida cities and all around the United States, Surfside, FL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Surfside, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Surfside

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surfside is 1 in 975
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surfside is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Surfside is 1 in 58
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Surfside, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Surfside, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 975. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 61 that you become a victim. 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, FL is 1 in 58.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Surfside, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Surfside, FL has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Surfside, FL has decreased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in Surfside, FL has decreased by 23% year to 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
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
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,885132810942
Key Biscayne, FL12,935151,1661,181
Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871661,0251,191
Sunset, FL16,6021831,1241,306
Kendall, FL74,5591881,1561,343
West Miami, FL6,652521,3691,421
Cooper City, FL34,364601,4631,523
Surfside, FL5,8101031,6411,744

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Selinsgrove, PA5,8107082,0742,782
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD5,8114351,9342,369
Oreland, PA5,809134707842
Manasquan, NJ5,812861,5331,620
Paoli, PA5,813102536638
Surfside, FL5,8101031,6411,744
Source: The Surfside, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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