South Palm Beach, FL
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South Palm 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

South Palm Beach's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both Florida and the nation. South Palm Beach's crime rate is just 1 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in South Palm Beach is one in 736.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to South Palm Beach, and we found that the crime rate in South Palm Beach is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means South Palm Beach is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how South Palm 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 South Palm Beach.

Importantly, our analysis shows that South Palm Beach has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. South Palm Beach's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in South Palm Beach compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in South Palm Beach is just 1 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, South Palm Beach is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

South Palm Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

South Palm Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

2

2

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

1.36

1.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Palm Beach 0.00
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in South Palm Beach

1 in 260

in Florida

South Palm Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,471
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
South Palm Beach 1.36
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 736

in South Palm Beach

1 in 44

in Florida

South Palm Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 1,471
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.68 0.68 0.00

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

South Palm Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Palm Beach 16
Florida 55