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Homestead, Florida Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Homestead, Florida. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Homestead compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Homestead, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 38,005 total crimes reported in Homestead, Florida (7,789 of them violent). Of the 3,801 crimes that occur a year in Homestead, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Homestead, Florida every 2 hours. This includes 40 murders, 177 rapes, and more than twenty-two thousand thefts (including 2,761 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Homestead, Florida for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Homestead increased by 7 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 21 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Homestead. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four thousand for Homestead, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Homestead, Florida (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

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Crime Data Information

Homestead, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Homestead conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.