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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleVero Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime449n/a (estimate)2,6152,6672,580
Murder3n/a17.55.25.0
Rape7n/a40.839.642.6
Robbery8n/a46.679.386.2
Assault16n/a93.2260.8246.8
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)198385381
Burglary71n/a413.5337.7376.0
Theft332n/a1,933.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a69.9193.3228.9
Property crime415n/a (estimate)2,4172,2822,200

Key findings

  • Vero Beach crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vero Beach are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Vero Beach you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vero Beach is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vero Beach has decreased by 17%

Vero Beach crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Vero Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vero Beach, FL per 100,000 people. In Vero Beach, the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times less than the Florida average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vero Beach is 1.94 times less than the Florida average and 1.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vero Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the Florida average and 1.10 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Vero Beach (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Vero Beach in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Vero Beach safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Vero Beach being safer than 52% of cities in Florida and 42% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Vero Beach. In conclusion, Vero Beach ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vero Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 506
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vero Beach is 1 in 39
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vero Beach? If you reside in Vero Beach, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 506. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 42 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 Vero Beach, is 1 in 39.

      Year Over Year Crime In Vero Beach (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Vero Beach 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 Vero Beach has decreased by 27%, while the property crime rate in Vero Beach has decreased by 16% year over year. The number of total crimes in Vero Beach has decreased by 17% year over year.

      Vero Beach police department

      ItemVero BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.74.23.3
      There are a total of 73 Vero Beach police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.1% greater than the Florida average and 44.6% 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
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,65854320374
      Indian River Shores, FL4,0820491491
      South Beach, FL3,32573435508
      Winter Beach, FL2,720112665777
      Roseland, FL1,783132780911
      Orchid, FL3601569221,077
      Wabasso, FL5901569221,077
      Vero Beach, FL16,0701982,4172,615

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearl River, NY16,0762038331,036
      Hermitage, PA16,0771223,2003,322
      Alamo, CA16,0781829711,153
      Storrs, CT16,0593072,4952,803
      Madison, NJ16,09019480499
      Vero Beach, FL16,0701982,4172,615
      Source: The Vero Beach, 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.