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Crime Report for Boca Raton,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Boca Raton, is 2.4 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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Boca Raton Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Boca Raton, has a violent crime rate of 248 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

Boca Raton 248
FL 805
National 676

Boca Raton, is in the 29% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 57% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 29% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Boca Raton, or said another way, 71% of cities in have crime rates higher than Boca Raton.


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Crime Boca Raton FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 248.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 1.2 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 17.7 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 87.4 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 141.8 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 3845.0 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 666.4 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 2959.9 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 218.6 414.1 382.3
Arson 1.2 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.


Boca Raton, has a property crime rate of 3845.0 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

Boca Raton 3845.0
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Boca Raton Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 47
National Percentile Rank - 75