West Melbourne, FL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
577
Total Crimes
2,545.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-0.88%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in West Melbourne, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Melbourne is 2,545.8 per 100,000 people. That's -0.88% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -4.54% lower 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.

West Melbourne SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
West Melbourne
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 577 2,545.8 2,666.7 2,568.4
Murder 2 8.8 5.2 5.0
Robbery 3 13.2 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 21 92.7 260.8 246.8
Violent Crime 27 119.1 384.9 368.9
Burglary 53 233.8 337.7 376.0
Larceny 467 2,060.4 1,750.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 30 132.4 193.3 228.9
Property Crime 550 2,426.6 2,281.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In West Melbourne

27
Violent Crimes
119.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-67.71%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 839.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Melbourne each year. That compares to a 1 in 259.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Melbourne is 119.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.71% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -69.05% lower than the Florida violent crime rate of 384.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Melbourne

550
Property Crimes
2,426.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
10.33%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Melbourne each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Melbourne is 2,426.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 10.33% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 6.35% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,281.8 per 100,000 people.

West 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 West 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
Melbourne, FL 82,844 3,542 4,275.5 3,550.0 725.5
Rockledge, FL 27,852 469 1,683.9 1,464.9 219.0
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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