Royal Palm Beach, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Royal Palm Beach Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 72nd
  • Violent Crimes: 75th (155th per 100k)
  • Rape: 46th (113th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 82nd (157th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 65th (128th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 89th (180th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 108th (243rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 85th (153rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 76th (195th per 100k)
  • Arson: 24th (103rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,030th
  • Violent Crimes: 527th (2,348th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 181st (1,161st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 417th (2,291st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 315th (1,178th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 980th (3,227th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 639th (4,006th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 837th (2,660th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 480th (2,310th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (808th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 9th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (16th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (13th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 12th (16th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 10th (18th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 12th (21st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 14th (29th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 12th (19th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 12th (25th per 100k)
  • Arson: 7th (14th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 37,633
  • Households: 11,354
  • Median Income: $66,915
  • Land Area: 11.14 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.153 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Royal Palm Beach, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 11 10
Agg. Assault 74 69
Robbery 14 27
Burglary 97 89
Vehicle Thefts 48 36
Arson 8 1

Violent Crimes in Royal Palm Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 10
Aggravated Assault 69
Robbery 27

Property Crimes in Royal Palm Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 89
Larceny 750
Motor Vehicle Theft 36
Arson 1

Property Crimes in Royal Palm Beach, FL

Year Property Crimes
2006 848
2007 1182
2008 1340
2009 1386
2010 1062
2011 999
2012 968
2013 987
2014 885
2015 875

Arson in Royal Palm Beach, FL

Year Arson
2006 3
2007 1
2008 4
2009 4
2010 4
2011 4
2012 1
2013 2
2014 8
2015 1

Florida Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Royal Palm Beach, FL included 106 violent crimes and 875 property crimes. The 106 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 69 aggravated assaults, 10 forcible rapes, and 27 robberies. The 875 property crimes included: 36 motor vehicle thefts, 89 burglaries, 1 count of arson, and 750 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Royal Palm Beach, FL which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

Looking for information on a specific individual in Royal Palm Beach, FL? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Royal Palm Beach or in the greater Royal Palm Beach, FL metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Property Crimes in the state of Florida

Year Property Crimes
2006 721084
2007 746347
2008 758934
2009 712010
2010 669035
2011 671200
2012 632988
2013 607172
2014 679446
2015 570270

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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