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New Smyrna 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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

The crime rate in New Smyrna Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 New Smyrna Beach is 1 in 58. Based on FBI crime data, New Smyrna Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, New Smyrna Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in New Smyrna Beach compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared New Smyrna Beach with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether New Smyrna Beach'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 New Smyrna 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 New Smyrna Beach.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in New Smyrna 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 New Smyrna Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 394. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Smyrna Beach's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes New Smyrna 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 New Smyrna Beach is one in 68.

New Smyrna Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

New Smyrna Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

79

455

534

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.54

14.62

17.16

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.54
3.92
National Median: 4
    New Smyrna Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 394

in New Smyrna Beach

1 in 255

in Florida

New Smyrna Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 31,120
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
14.62
17.46
National Median: 19
    New Smyrna Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in New Smyrna Beach

1 in 57

in Florida

New Smyrna Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 31,120
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

New Smyrna Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
16
45
National Median: 26.8
    New Smyrna Beach
    Florida