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


Crime rates in Melbourne by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.3)
4
(5.3)
7
(9.2)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.6)
2
(2.6)
8
(10.4)
6
(7.7)
7
(9.0)
3
(3.9)
6
(7.8)
6
(7.8)
2
(2.6)
5
(6.3)
3
(3.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
35
(46.9)
31
(41.2)
23
(30.2)
30
(38.9)
30
(38.5)
15
(19.3)
31
(40.1)
24
(30.8)
28
(36.0)
25
(32.4)
48
(62.2)
61
(78.9)
58
(74.6)
62
(78.4)
65
(80.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
164
(219.7)
122
(162.3)
151
(198.2)
124
(160.9)
211
(270.7)
174
(224.0)
222
(287.2)
192
(246.6)
144
(184.9)
158
(204.9)
133
(172.4)
136
(176.0)
119
(153.0)
134
(169.6)
126
(155.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
874
(1,170.9)
436
(580.1)
407
(534.1)
529
(686.4)
641
(822.4)
596
(767.3)
708
(916.1)
684
(878.6)
506
(649.9)
564
(731.5)
471
(610.6)
454
(587.5)
432
(555.3)
517
(654.2)
473
(584.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
793
(1,062.3)
881
(1,172.2)
763
(1,001.3)
884
(1,147.1)
928
(1,190.7)
926
(1,192.1)
977
(1,264.1)
737
(946.6)
771
(990.2)
873
(1,132.2)
648
(840.1)
741
(958.9)
460
(591.3)
512
(647.8)
686
(848.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,218
(4,311.0)
2,490
(3,313.2)
2,240
(2,939.6)
2,557
(3,317.9)
2,840
(3,643.9)
2,741
(3,528.7)
2,991
(3,870.0)
3,058
(3,927.9)
2,769
(3,556.3)
3,021
(3,918.0)
2,607
(3,379.9)
2,526
(3,268.8)
2,533
(3,255.9)
2,488
(3,148.1)
2,439
(3,014.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
244
(326.9)
257
(342.0)
215
(282.1)
216
(280.3)
242
(310.5)
275
(354.0)
234
(302.8)
185
(237.6)
132
(169.5)
116
(150.4)
119
(154.3)
110
(142.3)
109
(140.1)
150
(189.8)
183
(226.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(26.8)
20
(26.6)
16
(21.0)
15
(19.5)
9
(11.5)
14
(18.0)
13
(16.8)
7
(9.0)
13
(16.7)
12
(15.6)
15
(19.4)
18
(23.3)
27
(34.7)
14
(17.7)
14
(17.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)595.1437.0406.7454.7535.6494.2589.7532.2457.3489.5445.5458.2404.6443.6433.4

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 126 registered sex offenders living in Melbourne, Florida as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Melbourne to the number of sex offenders is 644 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

See how dangerous Melbourne, FL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Melbourne:

433.4
Melbourne Village:

28.7
West Melbourne:

163.5
Indian Harbour Beach:

105.2
Indialantic:

165.7
Satellite Beach:

102.7
Melbourne Beach:

63.8
Palm Bay:

222.3
Cocoa Beach:

441.5
Violent crime rate in 2016
Melbourne:

458.0
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Melbourne:

503.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Melbourne:

433.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Melbourne:

476.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Melbourne:

469.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Melbourne:

508.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Melbourne:

471.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Melbourne:

608.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Melbourne:

662.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Melbourne:

520.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Melbourne:

590.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Melbourne:

465.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Melbourne:

402.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Melbourne:

410.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Melbourne:

722.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Melbourne:

354.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Melbourne:

315.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Melbourne:

302.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Melbourne:

376.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Melbourne:

360.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Melbourne:

444.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Melbourne:

401.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Melbourne:

421.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Melbourne:

491.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Melbourne:

468.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Melbourne:

466.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Melbourne:

437.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Melbourne:

378.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Melbourne:

438.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Melbourne:

463.0
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 211 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Florida average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 211 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 226 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 235 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 233 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 237 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 234 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 221 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 223 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 231 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 216 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Florida average:

2.55


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Melbourne

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 32901, 32905, 32934, 32935, 32940, 32952.