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Volusia County, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Volusia County, Florida. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Volusia County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Volusia County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 180,765 total crimes reported in Volusia County, Florida (23,794 of them violent). Of the 18,077 crimes that take place per year in Volusia County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Volusia County, Florida every 29 minutes. This includes 178 murders, 1,447 rapes, and at least one hundred and fifteen thousand thefts (including 15,319 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Volusia County, Florida for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Volusia County has risen by 33%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 34%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Volusia County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least twenty-three thousand for Volusia County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Volusia County, Florida (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Volusia County, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Volusia County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Volusia County 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.