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

Crime rate in Pompano Beach, FL

The 2020 crime rate in Pompano Beach, FL is 371 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.6% U.S. cities. The 2020 Pompano Beach crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2019. The number of homicides stood at 19 - an increase of 11 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years Pompano Beach has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Pompano Beach, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Pompano Beach:

370.5
Sea Ranch Lakes:

127.3
Lighthouse Point:

94.0
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea:

147.0
Oakland Park:

327.4
Coconut Creek:

90.8
Deerfield Beach:

191.2
Hillsboro Beach:

29.9
Wilton Manors:

270.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Pompano Beach by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(7.9)
7
(7.0)
5
(4.9)
5
(4.9)
7
(6.7)
6
(5.7)
6
(5.6)
7
(6.4)
8
(7.2)
6
(5.4)
8
(7.0)
19
(16.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
57
(56.0)
50
(50.1)
41
(40.5)
37
(35.9)
64
(61.6)
62
(58.8)
73
(67.8)
77
(70.4)
61
(54.9)
91
(81.2)
73
(64.3)
62
(54.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
348
(341.7)
364
(364.6)
343
(338.9)
419
(406.8)
273
(262.6)
259
(245.4)
311
(288.9)
344
(314.6)
410
(369.3)
312
(278.5)
317
(279.2)
244
(214.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
616
(604.9)
571
(571.9)
528
(521.7)
599
(581.5)
475
(456.9)
542
(513.6)
549
(510.0)
503
(459.9)
479
(431.4)
467
(416.8)
502
(442.2)
512
(450.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
971
(953.5)
1,101
(1,103)
1,343
(1,327)
1,283
(1,246)
1,220
(1,173)
1,004
(951.5)
829
(770.0)
903
(825.7)
898
(808.8)
608
(542.6)
661
(582.2)
434
(382.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,698
(3,631)
3,529
(3,534)
3,852
(3,806)
3,876
(3,763)
3,580
(3,443)
3,250
(3,080)
3,379
(3,139)
3,738
(3,418)
3,624
(3,264)
3,121
(2,785)
3,058
(2,693)
2,237
(1,970)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
397
(389.8)
367
(367.6)
329
(325.1)
403
(391.3)
329
(316.4)
314
(297.6)
523
(485.8)
564
(515.7)
808
(727.8)
578
(515.9)
558
(491.5)
471
(414.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(17.7)
10
(10.0)
9
(8.9)
16
(15.5)
13
(12.5)
14
(13.3)
12
(11.1)
9
(8.2)
8
(7.2)
5
(4.5)
8
(7.0)
13
(11.4)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
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According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Pompano Beach, Florida as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pompano Beach is 1,128 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2020
Pompano Beach:

421.0
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Pompano Beach:

439.1
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Pompano Beach:

439.6
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Pompano Beach:

469.7
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Pompano Beach:

470.5
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Pompano Beach:

478.4
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Pompano Beach:

449.7
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Pompano Beach:

434.7
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Pompano Beach:

539.8
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Pompano Beach:

480.7
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Pompano Beach:

532.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Pompano Beach:

545.0
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Pompano Beach:

635.3
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Pompano Beach:

505.7
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Pompano Beach:

518.3
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Pompano Beach:

605.4
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2020
Pompano Beach:

237.2
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Pompano Beach:

324.8
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Pompano Beach:

325.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Pompano Beach:

434.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Pompano Beach:

413.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Pompano Beach:

383.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Pompano Beach:

388.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Pompano Beach:

454.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Pompano Beach:

496.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Pompano Beach:

504.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Pompano Beach:

452.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Pompano Beach:

430.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Pompano Beach:

515.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Pompano Beach:

361.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Pompano Beach:

328.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Pompano Beach:

389.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 273 (243 officers - 214 male; 29 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Florida average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 252 (224 officers - 192 male; 32 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 258 (231 officers - 203 male; 28 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Florida average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 235 (208 officers - 191 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.01
Florida average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 308 (229 officers - 204 male; 25 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 297 (215 officers - 196 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 300 (218 officers - 200 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 300 (222 officers - 200 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 303 (225 officers - 205 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Florida average:

2.53

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

Zip codes: 33060, 33069.