Indian Rocks Beach, FL
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Indian Rocks Beach, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Indian Rocks 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 Indian Rocks Beach is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Indian Rocks Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Indian Rocks Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Indian Rocks 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 Indian Rocks Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 531. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Indian Rocks Beach experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Indian Rocks Beach's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Indian Rocks 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 Indian Rocks Beach is one in 36.

Indian Rocks Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Indian Rocks Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

119

127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.88

27.99

29.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indian Rocks Beach 1.88
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 531

in Indian Rocks Beach

1 in 217

in Florida

Indian Rocks Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,251
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.24 0.47 0.24 0.94

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indian Rocks Beach 27.99
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Indian Rocks Beach

1 in 36

in Florida

Indian Rocks Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 4,251
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 91 8
Rate per 1,000 4.70 21.41 1.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Indian Rocks Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indian Rocks Beach 133
Florida 64

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