Delray Beach, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Delray Beach and Florida

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Delray Beach experienced 426 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 271 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 558.1 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Florida, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,930 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Delray Beach:


Delray Beach Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 36th
  • Violent Crimes: 29th (66th per 100k)
  • Murder: 16th (76th per 100k)
  • Rape: 32nd (84th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 30th (79th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 25th (42nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 35th (94th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 43rd (147th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 31st (78th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 33rd (86th per 100k)
  • Arson: 21st (83rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 533rd
  • Violent Crimes: 264th (829th per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (372nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 166th (1,048th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 240th (1,005th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 215th (435th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 369th (1,483rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 389th (2,088th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 337th (1,341st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 361st (1,207th per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (774th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (11th per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (12th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (8th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (12th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (18th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (11th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 4th (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (10th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 66,255
  • Households: 27,361
  • Median Income: $50,136
  • Land Area: 15.928 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.405 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Delray Beach, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 5 3
Rape 30 25
Agg. Assault 275 271
Robbery 122 127
Burglary 434 362
Vehicle Thefts 163 156
Arson 9 4

Violent Crimes in Delray Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 25
Aggravated Assault 271
Robbery 127

Property Crimes in Delray Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 362
Larceny 1930
Motor Vehicle Theft 156
Arson 4

Vehicle Thefts in Delray Beach, FL

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 315
2007 296
2008 223
2009 211
2010 193
2011 139
2012 155
2013 211
2014 163
2015 156

Robbery in Delray Beach, FL

Year Robbery
2006 150
2007 223
2008 208
2009 218
2010 198
2011 183
2012 157
2013 147
2014 122
2015 127

Florida Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
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

Vehicle Thefts in the state of Florida

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 76437
2007 73656
2008 63509
2009 50259
2010 41462
2011 39621
2012 37330
2013 34912
2014 42579
2015 40661

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