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Pompano 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 Pompano 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 Pompano Beach is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Pompano Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Pompano Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Pompano Beach, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Pompano Beach is one in 134.

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 Pompano Beach 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 also reveals that Pompano Beach's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Pompano 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 Pompano Beach is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Pompano Beach has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Pompano Beach is one in 238.

Pompano Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Pompano Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

837

3,142

3,979

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.47

28.04

35.51

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
7.47
3.87
National Median: 4
    Pompano Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 134

in Pompano Beach

1 in 258

in Florida

Pompano Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 112,046
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 19 62 244 512
Rate per 1,000 0.17 0.55 2.18 4.57

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
28.04
17.85
National Median: 19
    Pompano Beach
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Pompano Beach

1 in 56

in Florida

Pompano Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 112,046
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 434 2,237 471
Rate per 1,000 3.87 19.97 4.20

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Pompano Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
162
45
National Median: 26.9
    Pompano Beach
    Florida