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Crime Report for Belle Glade,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Belle Glade, is 0.1 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Belle Glade Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Belle Glade, has a violent crime rate of 2516 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Belle Glade 2516
FL 805
National 676

Belle Glade, is in the 98% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 98% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 98% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Belle Glade, or said another way, 2% of cities in have crime rates higher than Belle Glade.


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Crime Belle Glade FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 2516.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 48.5 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 72.8 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 509.3 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1885.5 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 8257.6 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 2522.1 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 5153.4 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 582.0 414.1 382.3
Arson 60.6 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Belle Glade, has a property crime rate of 8257.6 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Belle Glade 8257.6
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Belle Glade Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 94
National Percentile Rank - 97