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Crime rate in Delray 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 Delray Beach, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Delray Beach, FL

The 2019 crime rate in Delray Beach, FL is 310 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 85.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Delray Beach crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 5 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Delray Beach has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Delray Beach, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Delray Beach:

310.0
Gulf Stream:

123.5
Highland Beach:

101.7
Boynton Beach:

342.0
Ocean Ridge:

92.0
Boca Raton:

170.0
Hypoluxo:

87.3
Manalapan:

297.5
Lantana:

401.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Delray Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(7.6)
3
(4.6)
2
(3.1)
3
(4.6)
3
(4.6)
4
(6.5)
6
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(7.7)
3
(4.5)
5
(7.4)
2
(2.9)
6
(8.6)
5
(7.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(33.4)
22
(33.7)
23
(36.1)
29
(44.9)
22
(33.8)
27
(44.0)
26
(41.9)
29
(46.1)
30
(46.2)
25
(37.8)
31
(46.0)
36
(52.5)
27
(38.6)
33
(46.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
150
(227.8)
223
(341.7)
208
(326.0)
218
(337.9)
198
(304.2)
183
(298.3)
157
(253.0)
147
(233.8)
122
(187.9)
127
(192.0)
125
(185.5)
93
(135.7)
84
(120.1)
87
(123.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
501
(760.8)
471
(721.7)
443
(694.4)
356
(551.7)
367
(563.9)
350
(570.5)
268
(432.0)
311
(494.5)
275
(423.6)
271
(409.6)
226
(335.3)
278
(405.6)
292
(417.3)
211
(299.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
587
(891.4)
753
(1,154)
763
(1,196)
771
(1,195)
724
(1,112)
699
(1,139)
565
(910.6)
588
(935.0)
434
(668.5)
362
(547.2)
385
(571.2)
366
(534.0)
279
(398.7)
299
(424.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,430
(3,690)
2,504
(3,837)
2,541
(3,983)
2,448
(3,794)
2,423
(3,723)
2,385
(3,888)
2,230
(3,594)
2,308
(3,670)
2,136
(3,290)
1,930
(2,917)
2,218
(3,291)
1,949
(2,844)
2,038
(2,913)
1,914
(2,715)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
315
(478.4)
296
(453.6)
223
(349.6)
211
(327.0)
193
(296.5)
139
(226.6)
155
(249.8)
211
(335.5)
163
(251.1)
156
(235.8)
239
(354.6)
272
(396.9)
205
(293.0)
205
(290.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(7.6)
5
(7.7)
9
(14.1)
8
(12.4)
7
(10.8)
3
(4.9)
7
(11.3)
6
(9.5)
9
(13.9)
4
(6.0)
11
(16.3)
1
(1.5)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.4)
City-Data.com crime index510.7553.5542.8518.5490.8505.2442.7445.0392.0352.7374.3352.6335.4310.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Delray Beach, Florida as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Delray Beach is 754 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in Delray Beach, FL?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Delray Beach:

272.3
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Delray Beach:

324.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Delray Beach:

329.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Delray Beach:

321.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Delray Beach:

347.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Delray Beach:

367.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Delray Beach:

410.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Delray Beach:

403.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Delray Beach:

491.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Delray Beach:

477.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Delray Beach:

499.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Delray Beach:

552.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Delray Beach:

574.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Delray Beach:

542.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Delray Beach:

535.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Delray Beach:

380.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Delray Beach:

296.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Delray Beach:

342.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Delray Beach:

264.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Delray Beach:

269.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Delray Beach:

308.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Delray Beach:

332.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Delray Beach:

290.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Delray Beach:

335.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Delray Beach:

420.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Delray Beach:

399.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Delray Beach:

456.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Delray Beach:

453.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Delray Beach:

477.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Delray Beach:

490.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Delray Beach:

490.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Delray Beach:

434.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Delray Beach:

429.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Delray Beach:

334.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Delray Beach:

379.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Delray Beach:

399.4
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 2019, including police officers: 228 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Florida average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 229 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 222 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 213 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 213 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 208 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 214 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 212 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 210 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 217 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 216 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 220 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 225 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 221 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 218 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 224 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 215 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Florida average:

2.55

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

Zip codes: 33484.