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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 21 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in West Palm Beach for 2022 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for West Palm Beach in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 100.71% and the city property crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the national property crime rate average by 77.77%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the violent crime rate in Florida by 101.26% and the city property crime rate in West Palm Beach was higher than the property crime rate in Florida by 74.81%.

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

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault459
Arson18
Burglary464
Larceny and Theft3,314
Motor Vehicle Theft453
Murder and Manslaughter17
Rape79
Robbery304
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,585
Property Crime4,231
Violent Crime859
2022 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault555
Arson24
Burglary261
Larceny and Theft3,570
Motor Vehicle Theft551
Murder and Manslaughter23
Rape90
Robbery359
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,730
Property Crime4,376
Violent Crime1,027

Property and Violent Crime Totals

West Palm Beach Property Crime

West Palm Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

West Palm Beach Crime 2019

West Palm Beach Crime 2022

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 2022 was projected from 21 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

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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