Southwest Ranches, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Southwest Ranches, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Broward County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Southwest Ranches area. Southwest Ranches has a population of 7,852, which makes it the 169th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $97,014. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Southwest Ranches, FL

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 12 reported violent crimes and 140 reported property crimes in Southwest Ranches. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Southwest Ranches 216th in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Southwest Ranches was agg. assault, with 12 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 106 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Southwest Ranches Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 169th
  • Violent Crimes: 139th (216th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 127th (174th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 184th (222nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 153rd (245th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 180th (216th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 95th (103rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 3,747th
  • Violent Crimes: 621st (3,329th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 474th (2,524th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,642nd (4,357th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 710th (4,061st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,438th (4,153rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 500th (1,407th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Broward County (2015)

  • Population: 24th
  • Violent Crimes: 23rd (22nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 22nd (16th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 25th (23rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 26th (24th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 25th (23rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 22nd (15th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 7,852
  • Households: 2,177
  • Median Income: $97,014
  • Land Area: 13.136 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.018 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Southwest Ranches, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 1 0
Agg. Assault 6 12
Robbery 1 0
Burglary 30 18
Vehicle Thefts 12 16
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Southwest Ranches, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 12
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Southwest Ranches, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 18
Larceny 106
Motor Vehicle Theft 16
Arson 0

Arson in Southwest Ranches, FL

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 1
2008 0
2009 4
2010 1
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Larceny in Southwest Ranches, FL

Year Larceny
2006 105
2007 116
2008 147
2009 136
2010 127
2011 133
2012 112
2013 98
2014 84
2015 106

Florida Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

All you need is a first name and last name to begin looking up someone’s criminal records. Try BeenVerified’s criminal records search.

You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Florida Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Southwest Ranches and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and nationwide.


Arson in the state of Florida

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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