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Crime Report for Melbourne Beach,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Melbourne Beach, is 4.3 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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Melbourne Beach Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Melbourne Beach, has a violent crime rate of 32 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

Melbourne Beach 32
FL 805
National 676

Melbourne Beach, is in the 6% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 14% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 6% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Melbourne Beach, or said another way, 94% of cities in have crime rates higher than Melbourne Beach.


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Crime Melbourne Beach FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 32.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 32.1 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 1732.4 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 288.7 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 1379.5 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 64.2 414.1 382.3
Arson 0.0 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.


Melbourne Beach, has a property crime rate of 1732.4 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

Melbourne Beach 1732.4
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Melbourne Beach Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 13
National Percentile Rank - 34