Pompano Beach, FL
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Pompano Beach, FL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 53 per one thousand residents, Pompano Beach has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Florida, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pompano Beach.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 107,762, Pompano Beach has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pompano Beach does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Pompano Beach.

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 114.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pompano Beach is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pompano Beach, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

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 205.

Pompano Beach Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Pompano Beach Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

942

4,770

5,712

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.74

44.26

53.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pompano Beach 8.74
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 114

in Pompano Beach

1 in 217

in Florida
Pompano Beach VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 107,762
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 73 312 551
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.68 2.90 5.11
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
Pompano Beach 44.26
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Pompano Beach

1 in 36

in Florida
Pompano Beach Property CRIMES
Population: 107,762
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 831 3,414 525
Rate per 1,000 7.71 31.68 4.87
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

Pompano Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pompano Beach 232
Florida 64