Tequesta, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Tequesta Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 192nd
  • Violent Crimes: 141st (204th per 100k)
  • Rape: 55th (146th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 134th (222nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 87th (135th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 219th (277th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 152nd (212th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 221st (274th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 107th (223rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 4,342nd
  • Violent Crimes: 623rd (3,194th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,257th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 481st (3,146th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 338th (1,218th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,731st (6,587th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 709th (3,405th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,516th (6,882nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 512th (2,576th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Palm Beach County (2015)

  • Population: 19th
  • Violent Crimes: 20th (21st per 100k)
  • Rape: 13th (18th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 20th (22nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (19th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 26th (31st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 22nd (24th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 27th (31st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 22nd (28th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 5,942
  • Households: 2,534
  • Median Income: $54,794
  • Land Area: 1.837 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.421 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Tequesta, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 0 1
Agg. Assault 3 5
Robbery 0 4
Burglary 29 19
Vehicle Thefts 4 4
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Tequesta, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 5
Robbery 4

Property Crimes in Tequesta, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 19
Larceny 28
Motor Vehicle Theft 4
Arson 0

Vehicle Thefts in Tequesta, FL

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 7
2007 3
2008 3
2009 1
2010 0
2011 6
2013 2
2014 4
2015 4

Larceny in Tequesta, FL

Year Larceny
2006 84
2007 67
2008 79
2009 47
2010 68
2011 100
2013 42
2014 30
2015 28

Florida Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Tequesta, FL included 10 violent crimes and 51 property crimes. The 10 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 5 aggravated assaults, 1 forcible rape, and 4 robberies. The 51 property crimes included: 4 motor vehicle thefts, 19 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 28 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Tequesta, 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 Tequesta, FL? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Tequesta or in the greater Tequesta, 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.


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

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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