Parkland, FL
Crime Rates



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Parkland, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Parkland is safer than 67% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Florida, only on the order of 11% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Parkland. If you live in Parkland, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 115. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Parkland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Parkland is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Parkland 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 Parkland.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Parkland's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Parkland is one in 841.

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 Parkland 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 of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Parkland is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Parkland than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 133.

Parkland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Parkland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

40

253

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.19

7.52

8.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Parkland 1.19
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 841

in Parkland

1 in 260

in Florida

Parkland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,631
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17 1 3 19
Rate per 1,000 0.51 0.03 0.09 0.56

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Parkland 7.52
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 133

in Parkland

1 in 44

in Florida

Parkland Property CRIMES

Population: 33,631
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 191 42
Rate per 1,000 0.59 5.68 1.25

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Parkland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Parkland 23
Florida 55