Palm Beach Shores, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Palm Beach Shores, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Palm Beach County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Palm Beach Shores area. Palm Beach Shores has a population of 1,208, which makes it the 269th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $53,889. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Palm Beach Shores, 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 1 reported violent crimes and 26 reported property crimes in Palm Beach Shores. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Palm Beach Shores 253rd in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Palm Beach Shores was murder, with 1 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 17 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.


Palm Beach Shores Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 269th
  • Violent Crimes: 150th (253rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 18th (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 237th (190th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 162nd (115th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 229th (207th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 110th (205th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 6,770th
  • Violent Crimes: 632nd (3,966th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (32nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,918th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,756th (3,558th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 720th (1,615th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,527th (3,983rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (2,428th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 29th
  • Violent Crimes: 28th (28th per 100k)
  • Murder: 8th (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 28th (22nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 24th (16th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 29th (24th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 25th (27th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 1,208
  • Households: 650
  • Median Income: $53,889
  • Land Area: 0.272 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.235 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Palm Beach Shores, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Agg. Assault 1 0
Robbery 2 0
Burglary 9 8
Vehicle Thefts 6 1

Violent Crimes in Palm Beach Shores, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Aggravated Assault 0
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Palm Beach Shores, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 8
Larceny 17
Motor Vehicle Theft 1

Vehicle Thefts in Palm Beach Shores, FL

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 9
2007 11
2008 11
2009 4
2010 5
2011 0
2012 1
2013 5
2014 6
2015 1

Robbery in Palm Beach Shores, FL

Year Robbery
2006 1
2007 2
2008 1
2009 1
2010 0
2011 1
2012 0
2013 0
2014 2
2015 0

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.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Florida Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661

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 Palm Beach Shores and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and nationwide.


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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