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Crime Report for West Melbourne,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for West Melbourne, is 2.1 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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West Melbourne Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


West Melbourne, has a violent crime rate of 311 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

West Melbourne 311
FL 805
National 676

West Melbourne, is in the 34% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 64% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 34% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than West Melbourne, or said another way, 66% of cities in have crime rates higher than West Melbourne.


  Review crime rate data for West Melbourne,

Crime West Melbourne FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 311.2 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 108.0 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 203.2 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 4160.1 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 2330.9 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 1575.1 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 254.1 414.1 382.3
Arson 31.8 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.


West Melbourne, has a property crime rate of 4160.1 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

West Melbourne 4160.1
FL 4877.7
National 3727



West Melbourne Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 50
National Percentile Rank - 79