Homestead, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Homestead has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Florida, more than 89% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Homestead. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Homestead to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

Importantly, when you compare Homestead to other communities of similar population, then Homestead crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead.

For Homestead, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Homestead is one in 101.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Homestead is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Homestead, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 31, which is a rate of 33 per one thousand population.

Homestead Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Homestead Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

689

2,276

2,965

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.91

32.74

42.65

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
9.91
3.78
National Median: 4
    Homestead
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 101

in Homestead

1 in 264

in Florida

Homestead VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 69,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 35 304 346
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.50 4.37 4.98

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
32.74
21.46
National Median: 21
    Homestead
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Homestead

1 in 47

in Florida

Homestead Property CRIMES

Population: 69,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 186 1,959 131
Rate per 1,000 2.68 28.18 1.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Homestead Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
190
52
National Median: 28.3
    Homestead
    Florida