The Safest Cities In Florida


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To determine which cities in Florida are the safest, we compiled data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and sorted each city’s violent crime rate. Violent crimes include: murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assaults.

Violent crime rate is calculated by dividing the total numbers of violent crime by the total population; the result is multiplied by 100,000.

The Florida sate average for violent crime is 378.2 per 100,000 people and its state average for property crime is 2,144.8 per 100,000 people.

What Is The Safest City In Florida?

The safest city in Florida is Indian River Shores, a town located 2 hours south east of Orlando. In 2019, Indian River Shores had a violent crime rate of 0 per 100,000 people. There was no violent crime reported in the city in all of 2019. No murders, no rapes, no robberies and no aggravated assaults. Fulshear also only reported 9 property crimes in 2019 and had a property crime rate of 209.21.

Top 10 Safest Cities In Florida

1. Indian River Shores – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 4,302
Property Crime Rate 209.21
Median Household Income $118,669
Median Property Value $1,197,885

 

2. Holmes Beach – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 4,355
Property Crime Rate 964.41
Median Household Income $120,772
Median Property Value $1,051,544

 

 

3. Longboat Key – 0.0 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 7,379
Property Crime Rate 799.57
Median Household Income $114,762
Median Property Value $948,749

 

4. Belleair – 23.51 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 4,253
Property Crime Rate 752.41
Median Household Income $84,028
Median Property Value $567,399

 

5. Parkland – 25.54 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 35,244
Property Crime Rate 536.26
Median Household Income $154,844
Median Property Value $847,521

 

6. Indian Shores – 26.21 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 3,816
Property Crime Rate 602.73
Median Household Income $74,038
Median Property Value $576,925

 

7. Juno Beach – 26.96 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 3,709
Property Crime Rate 997.57
Median Household Income $87,490
Median Property Value $708,708

 

8. Key Biscayne – 37.74 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 13,248
Property Crime Rate 1,320.95
Median Household Income $151,310
Median Property Value $1,320,625

 

9. Weston – 33 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 71,946
Property Crime Rate 503.16
Median Household Income $107,908
Median Property Value $570,051

 

10. Port Orange – 45.96 violent crimes per 100k

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Population in 2019 65,278
Property Crime Rate

1,804.59

Median Household Income $51,883
Median Property Value $318,344

 

Top 10 Safest Small-Sized Cities In Florida (0 – 30,000 People)

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City

Population

Violent Crimes Rate

1. Indian River Shores 4,302 0.00

2. Longboat Key

7,379

0.00

3. Holmes Beach

4,355

0.00

4. Belleair

4,253

23.51

5. Indian Shores

3,816

26.21

6. Juno Beach

3,709

26.96

7. Key Biscayne

13,248

37.74

8. Indian Harbour Beach

8,616

46.43

9. Lake Alfred

6,123

49.00

10. Naples

22,369

49.18

 

Top 10 Safest Medim-Sized Cities In Florida (30,000-150,000 People)

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City

Population

Violent Crimes Rate

1. Parkland

35,244

25.54

2. Weston

71,946

45.87

3. Port Orange

65,278

45.96

4. Cooper City

36,890

70.48

5. Doral

64,168

96.62

6. Coral Gables

51,530

97.03

7. Wellington

66,331

97.99

8. Miami Lakes

31,907

103.43

9. Dunedin

36,743

106.14

10. Winter Springs

37,854

121.52

 

Top 10 Safest Large Cities In Florida (150,000+ people)

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City

Population

Violent Crimes Rate

1. Cape Coral

194,183

116.39

2. Port St. Lucie

199,433

146.92

3. Pembroke Pines

174,641

203.27

4. Hialeah

240,688

208.98

5. Hollywood

156,643

291.11

6. Tampa

400,501

404.99

7. Miami

480,505

593.13

8. Fort Lauderdale

184,765

594.27

9. St. Petersburg

267,696

595.45

10. Jacksonville

909,142

647.42

 

The 50 Safest Cities In Florida

City

Population

Violent Crimes Rate

1. Indian River Shores 4,302 0.00

2. Longboat Key

7,379

0.00

3. Holmes Beach

4,355

0.00

4. Belleair

4,253

23.51

5. Parkland

35,244

25.54

6. Indian Shores

3,816

26.21

7. Juno Beach

3,709

26.96

8. Key Biscayne

13,248

37.74

9. Weston

71,946

45.87

10. Port Orange

65,278

45.96

11. Indian Harbour Beach

8,616

46.43

12. Lake Alfred

6,123

49.00

13. Naples

22,369

49.18

14. Bay Harbor Islands

6,018

49.85

15. Ocean Ridge

1,978

50.56

16. St. Augustine Beach

7,137

56.05

17. Flagler Beach

5,157

58.17

18. Melbourne Beach

3,313

60.37

19. Belleair Beach

1,618

61.80

20. North Redington Beach

1,485

67.34

21. Center Hill

1,472

67.93

22. Niceville

15,947

68.98

23. Cooper City

36,890

70.48

24. Hypoluxo

2,808

71.23

25. Sebastian

26,232

72.43

26. Gulf Breeze

6,843

73.07

27. Sweetwater

21,747

73.57

28. North Palm Beach

13,273

75.34

29. South Pasadena

5,137

77.87

30. Lighthouse Point

11,403

78.93

31. El Portal

2,479

80.68

32. Venice

23,726

84.30

33. Fellsmere

5,830

85.76

34. Davenport

5,814

86.00

35. Southwest Ranches

8,061

86.84

36. Punta Gorda

20,458

87.99

37. Sewall’s Point

2,244

89.13

38. Palm Beach

8,884

90.05

39. Belleair Bluffs

2,209

90.54

40. Village of Pinecrest

19,760

91.09

40. Safety Harbor

18,178

93.52

41. Edgewater

22,926

95.96

42. Doral

64,168

96.62

43. Coral Gables

51,530

97.03

44 Wellington

66,331

97.99

45. Satellite Beach

11,219

98.05

46. Hillsboro Beach

2,038

98.14

47. Edgewood

3,044

98.55

48. Lady Lake

15,835

101.04

49. Highland Beach

3,951

101.24

50. Surfside 5,829 102.93

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