Southwest Ranches, FL
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Southwest Ranches, 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

The crime rate in Southwest Ranches is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 Southwest Ranches is 1 in 60. Based on FBI crime data, Southwest Ranches is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Southwest Ranches has a crime rate that is higher than 40% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Southwest Ranches compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Southwest Ranches with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Southwest Ranches's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches.

For Southwest Ranches, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Southwest Ranches than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2660, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Southwest Ranches's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches is one in 61.

Southwest Ranches Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Southwest Ranches Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Southwest Ranches 0.38
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,660

in Southwest Ranches

1 in 260

in Florida

Southwest Ranches VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,981
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.38


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)

Southwest Ranches 16.41
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Southwest Ranches

1 in 44

in Florida

Southwest Ranches Property CRIMES

Population: 7,981
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 106 17
Rate per 1,000 1.00 13.28 2.13

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

Southwest Ranches Crimes Per Square Mile

Southwest Ranches 10
Florida 55

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