Melbourne, FL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
3,542
Total Crimes
4,275.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
66.47%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Melbourne, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Melbourne is 4,275.5 per 100,000 people. That's 66.47% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 60.33% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,666.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Melbourne SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Melbourne Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Melbourne
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,542 4,275.5 2,666.7 2,568.4
Murder 5 6.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 101 121.9 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 430 519.0 260.8 246.8
Violent Crime 601 725.5 384.9 368.9
Burglary 440 531.1 337.7 376.0
Larceny 2,357 2,845.1 1,750.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 144 173.8 193.3 228.9
Property Crime 2,941 3,550.0 2,281.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Melbourne

601
Violent Crimes
725.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
96.65%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 137.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Melbourne each year. That compares to a 1 in 259.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Melbourne is 725.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 96.65% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 88.48% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 384.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Melbourne

2,941
Property Crimes
3,550.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
61.40%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Melbourne each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Melbourne is 3,550.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 61.40% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 55.58% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,281.8 per 100,000 people.

Melbourne Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Melbourne

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Palm Bay, FL 112,902 2,513 2,225.8 1,868.0 357.8
Rockledge, FL 27,852 469 1,683.9 1,464.9 219.0
West Melbourne, FL 22,665 577 2,545.8 2,426.6 119.1
Cocoa, FL 18,739 1,162 6,201.0 5,448.5 752.4
Cocoa Beach, FL 11,807 448 3,794.4 3,447.1 347.3
Satellite Beach, FL 11,197 44 393.0 366.2 26.8
Indian Harbour Beach, FL 8,617 95 1,102.5 1,079.3 23.2
Melbourne Beach, FL 3,304 16 484.3 454.0 30.3
Indialantic, FL 2,920 41 1,404.1 1,335.6 68.5
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