Crime in West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, FL, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 71. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.
West Palm Beach, FL, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 63. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.
West Palm Beach Crime SperlingViews
Contrary to belief. . . : I grew up in West Palm Beach my whole life, Crime has actually gone down. You generally know where to not travel if you want to stay away from the crime. Obviously, you... (read more)Perception vs reality: Like every City and County in the US, there are certain places in Palm Beach County that you probably would not go unless you are looking for trouble - outside of those... (read more)I am trying to get out.: The crime has gotten pretty bad. Not a place to raise children, unless you want them to become a drug dealer...