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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 63%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Pensacola/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,188 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)605 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,584 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • West Pensacola crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Pensacola are 59% higher than the national average
  • In West Pensacola you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Pensacola is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Pensacola has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In West Pensacola (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Pensacola

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Pensacola is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Pensacola is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Pensacola is 1 in 24

      Year Over Year Crime In West Pensacola (per 100,000 people)

      West Pensacola police department

      ItemWest PensacolaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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.

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      Tiger Point, FL2,84590532622
      Oriole Beach, FL1,636109647756
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      Gulf Breeze, FL6,2051201,3401,460
      Pea Ridge, FL3,8012261,3411,567
      Bagdad, FL3,8432431,4411,684
      Garcon Point, FL4612831,6771,960
      West Pensacola, FL20,3826053,5844,188

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      North Lynnwood, WA20,3843493,2993,648
      Sun Valley, NV20,3857733,4834,256
      Hammond, LA20,3891,45510,33611,791
      Portsmouth, OH20,3935764,9875,563
      Pleasant Prairie, WI20,3951721,8652,037
      West Pensacola, FL20,3826053,5844,188
      Source: The West Pensacola, 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.