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West Palm Beach Crime Rate Report (Florida)

West Palm Beach crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in West Palm Beach for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for West Palm Beach in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 93.02% and the city property crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the national property crime rate average by 69.58%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the violent crime rate in Florida by 43.66% and the city property crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the property crime rate in Florida by 40.2%.

Property and Violent Crime
West Palm Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
West Palm Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

West Palm Beach Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault457
Arson17
Burglary1,246
Forcible Rape49
Larceny and Theft3,415
Motor Vehicle Theft391
Murder and Manslaughter19
Robbery264
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)6,406
Property Crime5,052
Violent Crime789
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault392
Arson2
Burglary1,180
Forcible Rape31
Larceny and Theft2,122
Motor Vehicle Theft0
Murder and Manslaughter21
Robbery326
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,638
Property Crime3,284
Violent Crime770

Property and Violent Crime Totals

West Palm Beach Property Crime

West Palm Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

West Palm Beach Crime 2010

West Palm Beach Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

West Palm Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

West Palm Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this West Palm Beach, Florida crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the West Palm Beach crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

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