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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 67%
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 peopleTequesta/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)8072,5242,489
Murder1n/a16.15.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault6n/a96.9258.3250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)113378379
Burglary16n/a258.3295.2340.5
Theft27n/a435.81,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0181.8219.9
Property crime43n/a (estimate)6942,1462,110

Key findings

  • Tequesta crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tequesta are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Tequesta you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tequesta is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tequesta has increased by 34%

Tequesta crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tequesta (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Tequesta, FL per 100,000 people. In Tequesta, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.13 times less than the Florida average and 3.08 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Tequesta is 3.35 times less than the Florida average and 3.36 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Tequesta has a daily crime rate that is 3.09 times less than the Florida average and 3.04 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Tequesta (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Tequesta, Florida compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Tequesta safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Tequesta is safer than 89% of Florida cities, and 76% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Tequesta. At this time, Tequesta sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tequesta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tequesta is 1 in 886
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tequesta is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tequesta is 1 in 124
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Tequesta, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 886. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 145 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Tequesta is 1 in 124.

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

      A good indicator of whether Tequesta 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 Tequesta has increased by 253%, while the property crime rate in Tequesta has increased by 22% year over year. The number of total crimes in Tequesta has increased by 34% year over year.

      Tequesta police department

      ItemTequestaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
      There are a total of 18 Tequesta police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% less than the Florida average and 4.1% less 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
      Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL5082180218
      Jupiter Island, FL718107642749
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58175836912
      Jupiter Farms, FL11,809144818962
      Juno Beach, FL3,384279981,025
      Palm City, FL23,6681599011,060
      Cabana Colony, FL2,5781669441,111
      Tequesta, FL5,873113694807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      DeFuniak Springs, FL5,8734182,7093,127
      Finley, WA5,8723122,8433,155
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871136778914
      Roseland, NJ5,87534584618
      Scenic Oaks, TX5,870136778914
      Tequesta, FL5,873113694807
      Source: The Tequesta, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.