West Park, FL
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, West Park 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 24. Within Florida, more than 79% of the communities have a lower crime rate than West Park.

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

For West Park, 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 West Park is one in 117.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that West Park experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that West Park's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes West Park 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 West Park is one in 30.

Importantly, we found that West Park 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 West Park is one in 196.

West Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

West Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

129

506

635

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.54

33.52

42.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Park 8.54
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 117

in West Park

1 in 217

in Florida
West Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,097
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 12 19 95
Rate per 1,000 0.20 0.79 1.26 6.29
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
West Park 33.52
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in West Park

1 in 36

in Florida
West Park Property CRIMES
Population: 15,097
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 136 293 77
Rate per 1,000 9.01 19.41 5.10
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

West Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Park 282
Florida 64