Pompano Beach, FL
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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 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

With a crime rate of 47 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 21. Within Florida, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pompano Beach.

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 127.

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 26, which is a rate of 39 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 193.

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

880

4,346

5,226

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.86

38.82

46.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pompano Beach 7.86
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 127

in Pompano Beach

1 in 260

in Florida

Pompano Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 111,954
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 91 314 469
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.81 2.80 4.19

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
Pompano Beach 38.82
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Pompano Beach

1 in 44

in Florida

Pompano Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 111,954
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 610 3,156 580
Rate per 1,000 5.45 28.19 5.18

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

Pompano Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pompano Beach 212
Florida 55