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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 74%
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 peopleTequesta/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)6012,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.079.386.2
Assault2n/a32.5260.8246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)32385381
Burglary14n/a227.2337.7376.0
Theft19n/a308.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a32.5193.3228.9
Property crime35n/a (estimate)5682,2822,200

Key findings

  • Tequesta crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tequesta are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Tequesta you have a 1 in 167 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tequesta is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tequesta has decreased by 57%

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 4.44 times less than the Florida average and 4.30 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Tequesta is 11.86 times less than the Florida average and 11.72 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Tequesta has a daily crime rate that is 4.02 times less than the Florida average and 3.87 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 97% of Florida cities, and 90% 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 3081
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tequesta is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tequesta is 1 in 167
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Tequesta, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 3081. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 177 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 167.

      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 decreased by 52%, while the property crime rate in Tequesta has decreased by 57% year over year. The number of total crimes in Tequesta has decreased by 57% 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, FL5080218218
      Jupiter Island, FL718108759868
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58191795885
      Jupiter Farms, FL11,8091478691,016
      Palm City, FL23,6681629581,120
      Cabana Colony, FL2,5781691,0041,173
      Limestone Creek, FL1,1281871,1101,297
      Tequesta, FL5,87332568601

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      DeFuniak Springs, FL5,8732561,4141,670
      Finley, WA5,8723313,1233,454
      Roseland, NJ5,87517528545
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871134770903
      Roseburg North, OR5,8763183,2173,534
      Tequesta, FL5,87332568601
      Source: The Tequesta, 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.