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Crime Report for South Bay,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for South Bay, is 0.7 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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South Bay Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


South Bay, has a violent crime rate of 1321 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

South Bay 1321
FL 805
National 676

South Bay, is in the 89% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 95% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 89% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than South Bay, or said another way, 11% of cities in have crime rates higher than South Bay.


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Crime South Bay FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 1321.3 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 44.0 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 176.2 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1101.1 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 3853.8 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1189.2 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 2356.3 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 308.3 414.1 382.3
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.


South Bay, has a property crime rate of 3853.8 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

South Bay 3853.8
FL 4877.7
National 3727



South Bay Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 48
National Percentile Rank - 75