New Smyrna Beach, FL
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New Smyrna Beach, FL crime analytics


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 36 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 28. 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 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare New Smyrna Beach to other communities of similar population, then New Smyrna Beach crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how New Smyrna 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 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 219. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Smyrna Beach's rate for property crime is 32 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 32.

New Smyrna Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

New Smyrna Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

111

767

878

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.57

31.57

36.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Smyrna Beach 4.57
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 219

in New Smyrna Beach

1 in 217

in Florida

New Smyrna Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,298
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 12 95
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.12 0.49 3.91

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
New Smyrna Beach 31.57
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in New Smyrna Beach

1 in 36

in Florida

New Smyrna Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 24,298
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 116 615 36
Rate per 1,000 4.77 25.31 1.48

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

New Smyrna Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Smyrna Beach 26
Florida 64