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

Crime rate in Riviera Beach, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Riviera Beach, FL was 520 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.9 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 96.4% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Riviera Beach crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 9 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Riviera Beach has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Riviera Beach, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Riviera Beach:

519.6
Lake Park:

699.4
Mangonia Park:

1,169.8
Palm Beach Shores:

369.8
North Palm Beach:

60.7
Palm Beach Gardens:

168.2
Palm Beach:

91.1
West Palm Beach:

481.8
Juno Beach:

87.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Riviera Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
12
(36.1)
10
(29.1)
13
(35.3)
12
(32.4)
9
(24.2)
14
(37.2)
7
(21.3)
11
(33.0)
6
(18.0)
13
(38.9)
10
(29.5)
9
(26.2)
11
(31.9)
9
(25.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(33.1)
13
(37.9)
14
(38.0)
9
(24.3)
16
(43.0)
13
(34.5)
16
(48.6)
9
(27.0)
9
(27.0)
17
(50.8)
20
(58.9)
23
(67.0)
19
(55.0)
18
(51.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
240
(721.7)
254
(739.6)
201
(546.3)
149
(402.3)
214
(574.5)
125
(332.1)
100
(303.7)
86
(258.2)
59
(177.0)
92
(275.1)
79
(232.8)
56
(163.2)
72
(208.5)
65
(185.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
392
(1,179)
626
(1,823)
555
(1,508)
486
(1,312)
438
(1,176)
432
(1,148)
399
(1,212)
334
(1,003)
266
(798.2)
276
(825.2)
362
(1,067)
387
(1,128)
371
(1,074)
321
(917.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
891
(2,679)
1,073
(3,124)
773
(2,101)
879
(2,373)
807
(2,167)
638
(1,695)
749
(2,274)
520
(1,561)
326
(978.2)
392
(1,172)
296
(872.4)
309
(900.8)
236
(683.3)
212
(605.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,435
(4,315)
1,590
(4,630)
1,367
(3,715)
1,350
(3,645)
1,224
(3,286)
1,050
(2,790)
1,031
(3,131)
983
(2,951)
560
(1,680)
1,025
(3,065)
1,053
(3,104)
902
(2,629)
995
(2,881)
970
(2,772)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
576
(1,732)
486
(1,415)
356
(967.5)
302
(815.4)
217
(582.6)
163
(433.1)
146
(443.4)
121
(363.3)
88
(264.1)
139
(415.6)
193
(568.8)
130
(379.0)
169
(489.3)
151
(431.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(60.1)
20
(58.2)
5
(13.6)
8
(21.6)
14
(37.6)
7
(18.6)
4
(12.1)
5
(15.0)
4
(12.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(17.5)
8
(23.2)
3
(8.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1049.61192.1939.7844.5820.0696.1734.7622.1427.2603.8620.1579.3587.3519.6

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 52 registered sex offenders living in Riviera Beach, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Riviera Beach is 669 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Riviera Beach:

654.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Riviera Beach:

760.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Riviera Beach:

765.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Riviera Beach:

767.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Riviera Beach:

678.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Riviera Beach:

550.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Riviera Beach:

723.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Riviera Beach:

848.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Riviera Beach:

848.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Riviera Beach:

966.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Riviera Beach:

946.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Riviera Beach:

1,136.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Riviera Beach:

1,377.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Riviera Beach:

1,055.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Riviera Beach:

685.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Riviera Beach:

832.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Riviera Beach:

698.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Riviera Beach:

324.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Riviera Beach:

354.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Riviera Beach:

368.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Riviera Beach:

415.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Riviera Beach:

450.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Riviera Beach:

319.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Riviera Beach:

514.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Riviera Beach:

677.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Riviera Beach:

543.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Riviera Beach:

685.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Riviera Beach:

779.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Riviera Beach:

751.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Riviera Beach:

1,068.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Riviera Beach:

1,011.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Riviera Beach:

689.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Riviera Beach:

917.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Riviera Beach:

1,098.2
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: 157 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 139 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 150 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 152 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 142 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 141 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 146 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 147 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 159 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 156 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 153 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 139 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 140 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 148 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 150 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Florida average:

2.55

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

Zip codes: 33404.