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West Palm Beach, FL Crime and Crime Rate

 
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The West Palm Beach crime rate is much higher than the Florida average crime rate and is much higher than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #275

West Palm Beach, FL
3,636.40
Florida
2,173.72
U.S.
1,723.80

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

West Palm Beach, FL Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2012West Palm Beach, FLCount17313344391,2893,80131421 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00016.630.3326.1428.61,258.53,711.1306.620.53,029
 FloridaPer 100,0005.227.2123.7330.9794.92,288.6193.2NA1,797
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011West Palm Beach, FLCount14482354721,3543,68534413 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00013.847.4232.0466.01,336.93,638.4339.612.83,007
 FloridaPer 100,0005.227.7134.4348.0892.92,421.1207.9NA1,921
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010West Palm Beach, FLCount19492644571,2463,41539117 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00018.848.4260.7451.31,230.43,372.3386.116.83,018
 FloridaPer 100,0005.228.6138.7369.8899.52,438.4220.5NA1,969
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009West Palm Beach, FLCount19423764681,2913,64542911 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00018.941.7373.2464.51,281.23,617.4425.810.93,274
 FloridaPer 100,0005.529.7166.7410.6981.12,588.6271.1NA2,165
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008West Palm Beach, FLCount18474464561,4453,88751320 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00017.946.8444.1454.01,438.83,870.2510.819.93,566
 FloridaPer 100,0006.432.6197.9452.01,028.32,766.0346.5NA2,386
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007West Palm Beach, FLCount12435745291,5944,74891313 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00011.842.4566.5522.11,573.24,686.1901.112.84,171
 FloridaPer 100,0006.633.7209.1473.2996.32,689.4403.6NA2,426
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006West Palm Beach, FLCount17465745371,5914,7759666 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00017.146.4579.0541.61,604.84,816.3974.46.14,393
 FloridaPer 100,0006.235.8188.8481.2944.62,619.0422.5NA2,375
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005West Palm Beach, FLCount22715286001,6054,61096723 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,00022.672.8541.6615.41,646.24,728.4991.823.64,633
 FloridaPer 100,0005.037.1169.4496.6926.32,658.3423.3NA2,350
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

West Palm Beach, FL
-0.14
Florida
7.86
U.S.
25.14

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

West Palm Beach, FL Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2012West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.70.40.10.20.00.07
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.40.50.30.023
2011West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.70.30.20.10.10.06
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.70.30.20.20.10.07
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.70.40.10.20.10.07
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.80.40.20.20.10.08
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2007West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0000.90.50.10.10.20.09
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.50.50.40.029
2006West Palm Beach, FLCount000000 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 FloridaPer 100,0001.20.60.20.20.10.011
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

West Palm Beach, FL
3.14
Florida
3.25
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

West Palm Beach, FL Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2012West Palm Beach, FLCount35726493 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000348.6257.890.83.03
 FloridaPer 100,000394.0245.4148.53.20
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011West Palm Beach, FLCount35927188 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000354.5267.686.93.11
 FloridaPer 100,000397.1246.4150.73.22
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010West Palm Beach, FLCount37228092 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000367.3276.590.83.22
 FloridaPer 100,000404.7247.3157.43.26
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009West Palm Beach, FLCount397294103 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000394.0291.8102.23.43
 FloridaPer 100,000409.3250.0159.33.30
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008West Palm Beach, FLCount403303100 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000401.3301.799.63.51
 FloridaPer 100,000403.7243.1160.73.23
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007West Palm Beach, FLCount409305104 
 West Palm Beach, FLPer 100,000403.7301.0102.63.52
 FloridaPer 100,000408.5244.7163.83.27
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006West Palm Beach, FLCount390287103 
2005West Palm Beach, FLCount378277101 


 
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