Florida Crime Statistics and Home Security

Ahh, the Sunshine State.

Florida boasts beautiful beaches, retirees and everything else that you’d expect from a state that never sees a cold day and enjoys sunshine almost every single day of the year. Florida homeowners face the same challenge that all homeowners do- keeping their homes safe from burglary and keeping their families safe in emergency situations like house fires. Let’s look at some of the statistics which affect Floridians.

Florida Crime Rates

  • Population: In Florida, there are roughly 19 million residents, either full time or part time.
  • Violent crimes (annual): 107,521 (about 5 per 1,000 residents)
  • Florida property crimes (annual): 680,000 (about 34 per 1,000 residents)

Florida FBI Crime Stats by City

According to the FBI crime statistics, here are the crime stats on a select group of Florida cities.

  • CAPE CORAL: Violent crimes (116), murders (2), robberies (18), burglaries (320), property crimes (1630), and automobile thefts (84)
  • CLEARWATER: Violent crimes (305), murders (3), robberies (86), burglaries (389), property crimes (2169), and automobile thefts (112)
  • CORAL SPRINGS: Violent crimes (95), murders (0), robberies (23), burglaries (188), property crimes (1292), and automobile thefts (58)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE: Violent crimes (656), murders (9), robberies (289), burglaries (972), property crimes (4612), and automobile thefts (329)
  • GAINESVILLE: Violent crimes (435), murders (2), robberies (70), burglaries (312), property crimes (2203), and automobile thefts (141)
  • HIALEAH: Violent crimes (367), murders (3), robberies (129), burglaries (348), property crimes (3186), and automobile thefts (357)
  • HOLLYWOOD: Violent crimes (408), murders (6), robberies (125), burglaries (698), property crimes (3142), and automobile thefts (208)
  • JACKSONVILLE: Violent crimes (2897), murders (51), robberies (701), burglaries (3363), property crimes (16301), and automobile thefts (986)
  • LAKELAND: Violent crimes (285), murders (4), robberies (84), burglaries (474), property crimes (2598), and automobile thefts (131)
  • MIAMI: Violent crimes (2080), murders (43), robberies (768), burglaries (1768), property crimes (10028), and automobile thefts (1177)
  • MIAMI GARDENS: Violent crimes (369), murders (8), robberies (104), burglaries (540), property crimes (2227), and automobile thefts (232)
  • MIRAMAR: Violent crimes (214), murders (4), robberies (58), burglaries (390), property crimes (1341), and automobile thefts (90)
  • ORLANDO: Violent crimes (1136), murders (12), robberies (279), burglaries (1801), property crimes (8311), and automobile thefts (466)
  • PALM BAY: Violent crimes (281), murders (0), robberies (24), burglaries (230), property crimes (1054), and automobile thefts (70)
  • PEMBROKE PINES: Violent crimes (132), murders (2), robberies (54), burglaries (306), property crimes (1887), and automobile thefts (90)
  • POMPANO BEACH: Violent crimes (399), murders (2), robberies (129), burglaries (488), property crimes (2243), and automobile thefts (145)
  • PORT ST. LUCIE: Violent crimes (130), murders (4), robberies (20), burglaries (261), property crimes (1204), and automobile thefts (38)
  • ST. PETERSBURG: Violent crimes (1088), murders (9), robberies (305), burglaries (1358), property crimes (6830), and automobile thefts (640)
  • TALLAHASSEE: Violent crimes (840), murders (5), robberies (150), burglaries (1054), property crimes (4264), and automobile thefts (291)
  • TAMPA: Violent crimes (962), murders (12), robberies (224), burglaries (823), property crimes (4056), and automobile thefts (193)
  • WEST PALM BEACH: Violent crimes (447), murders (9), robberies (152), burglaries (420), property crimes (2376), and automobile thefts (161)

When it comes to crime, major Florida cities such as Jacksonville, Miami and Orlando top the list of those with the most crime. Florida homeowners have a number of options for securing their homes in terms of home security, monitoring and more.

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