Neptune Beach, FL
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The crime rate in Neptune Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Neptune Beach is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Neptune Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Neptune Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Neptune 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 Neptune Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 519. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Neptune Beach's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Neptune 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 Neptune Beach is one in 41.

Neptune Beach Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Neptune Beach Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

178

192

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.93

24.49

26.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Neptune Beach 1.93
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 519

in Neptune Beach

1 in 217

in Florida
Neptune Beach VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,269
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.69 1.10
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
Neptune Beach 24.49
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Neptune Beach

1 in 36

in Florida
Neptune Beach Property CRIMES
Population: 7,269
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 150 6
Rate per 1,000 3.03 20.64 0.83
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

Neptune Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Neptune Beach 73
Florida 64

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