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Crime rate in Boynton Beach, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Boynton Beach, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Boynton Beach, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Boynton Beach, FL was 336 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.2 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 86.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Boynton Beach crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4 - a decrease of 5 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Boynton Beach has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Boynton Beach, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Boynton Beach:

336.4
Ocean Ridge:

110.9
Gulf Stream:

16.9
Hypoluxo:

146.5
Manalapan:

341.2
Lantana:

459.9
Delray Beach:

335.4
Atlantis:

196.7
South Palm Beach:

7.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Boynton Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.5)
9
(13.2)
6
(8.6)
2
(2.9)
2
(2.9)
4
(5.7)
4
(5.8)
5
(7.1)
8
(11.3)
4
(5.6)
8
(10.8)
1
(1.3)
9
(11.7)
4
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(6.0)
8
(11.8)
5
(7.2)
6
(8.8)
8
(11.6)
6
(8.5)
7
(10.1)
8
(11.4)
8
(11.3)
6
(8.4)
4
(5.4)
3
(4.0)
15
(19.5)
21
(26.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
139
(209.9)
183
(269.1)
199
(286.5)
205
(301.3)
182
(263.0)
143
(202.6)
123
(177.9)
127
(181.6)
100
(141.5)
76
(105.8)
153
(205.7)
167
(222.2)
175
(227.7)
134
(169.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
353
(532.9)
460
(676.3)
520
(748.5)
496
(729.1)
456
(658.9)
432
(612.1)
255
(368.8)
259
(370.3)
251
(355.1)
292
(406.7)
340
(457.2)
324
(431.2)
246
(320.1)
318
(401.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
720
(1,087)
693
(1,019)
798
(1,149)
869
(1,277)
837
(1,209)
727
(1,030)
776
(1,122)
627
(896.5)
611
(864.3)
524
(729.8)
512
(688.5)
566
(753.3)
384
(499.7)
256
(323.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,381
(3,595)
2,361
(3,471)
2,507
(3,609)
2,526
(3,713)
2,610
(3,771)
2,361
(3,345)
2,426
(3,508)
2,210
(3,160)
2,278
(3,222)
2,193
(3,054)
2,442
(3,284)
2,752
(3,662)
2,454
(3,193)
2,423
(3,062)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
307
(463.5)
358
(526.4)
273
(393.0)
272
(399.8)
160
(231.2)
107
(151.6)
141
(203.9)
151
(215.9)
117
(165.5)
162
(225.6)
198
(266.3)
254
(338.0)
338
(439.8)
285
(360.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(6.0)
8
(11.8)
9
(13.0)
5
(7.3)
4
(5.8)
5
(7.1)
3
(4.3)
3
(4.3)
3
(4.2)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.7)
4
(5.3)
6
(7.8)
1
(1.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)434.3504.2514.9519.1479.7419.4382.0358.4347.8322.2379.8385.0369.3336.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Boynton Beach, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boynton Beach is 1,632 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Boynton Beach:

322.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Boynton Beach:

316.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Boynton Beach:

333.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Boynton Beach:

358.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Boynton Beach:

275.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Boynton Beach:

282.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Boynton Beach:

301.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Boynton Beach:

295.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Boynton Beach:

427.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Boynton Beach:

478.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Boynton Beach:

529.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Boynton Beach:

542.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Boynton Beach:

510.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Boynton Beach:

380.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Boynton Beach:

424.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Boynton Beach:

421.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Boynton Beach:

385.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Boynton Beach:

271.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Boynton Beach:

325.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Boynton Beach:

384.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Boynton Beach:

341.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Boynton Beach:

332.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Boynton Beach:

358.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Boynton Beach:

369.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Boynton Beach:

430.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Boynton Beach:

396.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Boynton Beach:

465.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Boynton Beach:

501.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Boynton Beach:

469.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Boynton Beach:

456.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Boynton Beach:

466.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Boynton Beach:

451.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Boynton Beach:

513.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Boynton Beach:

526.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 196 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 199 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 202 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 205 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 214 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 213 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 216 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 214 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 233 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 243 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 237 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 222 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 210 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 200 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 178 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 169 (136 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Boynton Beach, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33426, 33435, 33436, 33483.