Atlantic Beach, FL
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Atlantic Beach, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Atlantic Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Atlantic Beach is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Atlantic Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Atlantic Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Atlantic Beach to other communities of similar population, then Atlantic Beach crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Atlantic Beach does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Atlantic Beach does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Atlantic Beach.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Atlantic Beach occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Atlantic Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 257. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Atlantic Beach's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Atlantic Beach a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Atlantic Beach is one in 38.

Atlantic Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Atlantic Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

53

362

415

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.89

26.60

30.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Atlantic Beach 3.89
Florida 4.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 257

in Atlantic Beach

1 in 245

in Florida

Atlantic Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,608
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.51 3.16

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Atlantic Beach 26.60
Florida 25.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Atlantic Beach

1 in 40

in Florida

Atlantic Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 13,608
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 273 32
Rate per 1,000 4.19 20.06 2.35

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Atlantic Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Atlantic Beach 109
Florida 59

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