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


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

Crime rate in Key West, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Key West, FL was 275 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 80.2% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Key West crime rate rose by 6% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Key West has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Key West, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Key West:

275.3
Key Colony Beach:

72.9
Marco Island:

31.7
Florida City:

1,202.2
Homestead:

430.9
Cutler Bay:

185.5
Palmetto Bay:

178.2
Sweetwater:

91.7
South Miami:

277.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Key West by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
2
(8.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
3
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(106.6)
30
(123.3)
26
(113.2)
29
(131.3)
20
(90.7)
21
(94.7)
12
(48.0)
21
(83.2)
20
(79.4)
15
(58.2)
18
(69.3)
12
(46.2)
8
(29.2)
18
(71.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(189.5)
71
(291.7)
50
(217.7)
75
(339.6)
68
(308.4)
63
(284.2)
54
(216.1)
51
(202.0)
37
(146.9)
40
(155.2)
20
(77.0)
18
(69.3)
15
(54.7)
10
(39.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(304.0)
105
(431.4)
106
(461.5)
106
(480.0)
106
(480.7)
101
(455.6)
122
(488.3)
135
(534.7)
122
(484.4)
148
(574.3)
123
(473.7)
71
(273.3)
75
(273.7)
72
(284.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
250
(987.1)
366
(1,504)
282
(1,228)
396
(1,793)
408
(1,850)
363
(1,638)
281
(1,125)
290
(1,149)
263
(1,044)
229
(888.6)
191
(735.6)
110
(423.5)
107
(390.5)
74
(292.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,044
(4,122)
1,021
(4,195)
1,139
(4,959)
1,266
(5,733)
1,288
(5,842)
1,224
(5,522)
1,011
(4,046)
1,161
(4,598)
1,111
(4,411)
963
(3,737)
888
(3,420)
811
(3,122)
622
(2,270)
652
(2,579)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(631.7)
240
(986.1)
188
(818.5)
186
(842.2)
134
(607.7)
122
(550.4)
72
(288.2)
95
(376.3)
101
(401.0)
123
(477.3)
116
(446.8)
82
(315.7)
80
(292.0)
82
(324.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.0)
2
(8.0)
3
(11.9)
3
(11.9)
2
(7.8)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)495.4632.6606.7725.1682.1640.7480.6536.4486.1457.8397.3299.9257.9275.3

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 53 registered sex offenders living in Key West, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Key West is 508 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Key West:

233.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Key West:

215.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Key West:

225.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Key West:

344.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Key West:

422.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Key West:

395.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Key West:

459.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Key West:

416.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Key West:

473.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Key West:

494.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Key West:

541.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Key West:

461.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Key West:

493.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Key West:

361.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Key West:

87.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Key West:

65.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Key West:

78.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Key West:

236.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Key West:

235.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Key West:

288.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Key West:

385.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Key West:

436.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Key West:

489.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Key West:

516.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Key West:

470.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Key West:

686.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Key West:

753.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Key West:

771.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Key West:

616.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Key West:

658.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Key West:

498.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Key West:

138.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Key West:

132.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Key West:

140.4
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 2018, including police officers: 122 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 120 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 118 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 119 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 117 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 120 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 113 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 113 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.97
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 109 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 117 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.80
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 126 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.05
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 127 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 122 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 125 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 108 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Key West, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33040.