Key Biscayne, 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

Key Biscayne has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Key Biscayne is 1 in 71. How does Key Biscayne fare compared to other communities in Florida of all population sizes? Key Biscayne's crime rate is lower than approximately 64% of Florida communities.

How does the crime rate in Key Biscayne compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Key Biscayne with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Key Biscayne's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Key Biscayne 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 Key Biscayne.

For Key Biscayne, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Key Biscayne than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2141, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Key Biscayne's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Key Biscayne 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 Key Biscayne is one in 73.

Key Biscayne Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Key Biscayne Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    Key Biscayne

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,141

in Key Biscayne

1 in 264

in Florida


Population: 12,846
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.16 0.23


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
National Median: 21
    Key Biscayne

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in Key Biscayne

1 in 47

in Florida

Key Biscayne Property CRIMES

Population: 12,846
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 146 18
Rate per 1,000 0.86 11.37 1.40

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

Key Biscayne Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 28.3
    Key Biscayne