Reported Annual Crime In Valparaiso

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValparaiso/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime60n/a (estimate)1,1812,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValparaiso/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape0n/a0.037.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.088.698.0
Assault8n/a157.4276.5248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)157408383
Burglary18n/a354.3423.4430.4
Theft27n/a531.41,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a137.8204.5237.4
Property crime52n/a (estimate)1,0232,5122,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Valparaiso, FL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 60% lower than the average of crimes committed in Florida. It is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Valparaiso, FL shows a crime rate that is 61% lower than the Florida average. The crime rate is also 59% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Valparaiso, FL is shown to be 59% lower than the Florida average and 57% lower than the national average.
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The Valparaiso crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Valparaiso as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Valparaiso crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Valparaiso is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.24 daily crimes that occur in Valparaiso.
  • Valparaiso is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valparaiso you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valparaiso has increased by 12%.

Compare Valparaiso, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Valparaiso (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Valparaiso, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In Valparaiso, FL the total number of daily crimes is 2.47 times less than the Florida average and 2.32 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Valparaiso, FL are 2.59 times less than the Florida average and 2.43 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Valparaiso, FL has a daily crime rate that is 2.45 times less than the Florida average and 2.31 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Valparaiso (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Valparaiso, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Valparaiso, FL has been ranked safer than 85% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Valparaiso, FL is safer than 69% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Valparaiso, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Valparaiso, FL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valparaiso

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valparaiso is 1 in 636
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valparaiso is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Valparaiso is 1 in 85
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Valparaiso, 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 Valparaiso, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 636. 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 98 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 Valparaiso, FL is 1 in 85.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Valparaiso, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Valparaiso, FL has increased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Valparaiso, FL has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Valparaiso, FL has increased by 12% year to year.

Valparaiso police department

ItemValparaisoFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1431,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.23.3
There are a total of 14 Valparaiso police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.9% less than the Florida average and 16.6% less 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
Miramar Beach, FL7,389133817950
Destin, FL13,3121701,0451,214
Shalimar, FL7921801,1091,289
Mary Esther, FL4,1772341,4381,671
Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332391,4711,710
Niceville, FL14,3251041,6251,730
Cinco Bayou, FL3742481,5241,772
Valparaiso, FL5,0841571,0231,181

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Gilbertsville, PA5,0841779331,110
Pleasant Run Farm, OH5,0852411,9602,201
Rutherford, PA5,0832901,5261,816
Manchester, IA5,0833972,1862,583
Bealeton, VA5,0851821,5661,748
Valparaiso, FL5,0841571,0231,181
Source: The Valparaiso, 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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