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Boynton Beach, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Boynton Beach, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Boynton Beach compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Boynton Beach, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 47,640 total crimes reported in Boynton Beach, Florida (6,135 of them violent). Of the 4,764 crimes that happen every year in Boynton Beach, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Boynton Beach, Florida 14 times every day. This includes 35 murders, 62 rapes, and almost thirty-four thousand thefts (including 4,401 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Boynton Beach, Florida for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Boynton Beach has lessened by 14%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 27%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Boynton Beach. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four thousand for Boynton Beach, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Boynton Beach, Florida (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Boynton Beach, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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