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West Palm Beach City, Florida Crime Analysis

   (County: Palm Beach County)

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Crime in West Palm Beach City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 18 7 14 18 22 17 12 18 19 19 14 17 15
    per 100,000 21 8 16 20 23 17 12 18 19 19 14 17 15
Rape 70 56 64 68 71 46 43 47 42 49 48 31 29
    per 100,000 83 65 73 75 73 46 42 47 42 48 47 30 28
Robbery 465 497 538 560 528 574 574 446 376 264 235 334 281
    per 100,000 552 579 611 616 542 579 567 444 373 261 232 326 274
Assault 570 630 545 588 600 537 529 456 468 457 472 439 376
    per 100,000 677 734 619 647 615 542 522 454 464 451 466 429 367
Burglary 1,610 1,729 1,474 1,655 1,605 1,591 1,594 1,445 1,291 1,246 1,354 1,289 1,024
    per 100,000 1,911 2,014 1,673 1,821 1,646 1,605 1,573 1,439 1,281 1,230 1,337 1,259 999
Larceny Theft 5,786 6,525 5,977 5,149 4,610 4,775 4,748 3,887 3,645 3,415 3,685 3,801 3,453
    per 100,000 6,869 7,600 6,784 5,664 4,728 4,816 4,686 3,870 3,617 3,372 3,638 3,711 3,368
Vehicle Theft 1,275 1,159 1,267 1,329 967 966 913 513 429 391 344 314 386
    per 100,000 1,514 1,350 1,438 1,462 992 974 901 511 426 386 340 307 377
Arson 20 28 13 17 23 6 13 20 11 17 13 21 21
    per 100,000 24 33 15 19 24 6 13 20 11 17 13 21 20
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
281 298 290 309 305 294 290 242 226 197 192 205 175
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
2,173 2,360 2,183 2,038 1,801 1,835 1,817 1,466 1,344 1,267 1,349 1,356 1,221
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
1,227 1,329 1,237 1,173 1,053 1,064 1,053 854 785 732 771 781 698


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



Jails in West Palm Beach City, Florida


  • Palm Beach County


    3228 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416
    Capacity: 260
    Confined: 2559
    Avg. Population: 2622
    Year Built: 1983
    Year Renovated: 1997


(updated 2006)



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