St. Augustine Beach, FL
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The crime rate in St. Augustine Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 St. Augustine Beach is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, St. Augustine Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, St. Augustine Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For St. Augustine Beach, 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 St. Augustine Beach than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1712, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. Augustine Beach's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes St. Augustine 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 St. Augustine Beach is one in 35.

St. Augustine Beach Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

St. Augustine Beach Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

194

198

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

28.33

28.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Augustine Beach 0.58
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,712

in St. Augustine Beach

1 in 217

in Florida
St. Augustine Beach VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,849
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.15 0.44
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
St. Augustine Beach 28.33
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in St. Augustine Beach

1 in 36

in Florida
St. Augustine Beach Property CRIMES
Population: 6,849
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 168 9
Rate per 1,000 2.48 24.53 1.31
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

St. Augustine Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Augustine Beach 94
Florida 64

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