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Broward County, FL | Crime Rates

Broward is a county located in FL, and has a population of 16,602. This region is policed by CLASSIFICATION & COMPENSATION.

Broward County has an overall crime rate of 14,510 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Broward is 1 in 7 County if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Broward County for the previous 2 years was 14,107 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Broward County has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Broward USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 14,510 4,506
Murder Rate 12.1 6
Robbery Rate 440 148
Rape Rate 90 30
Assault Rate 7,686 644
Burglary Rate 1,566 726
Forced Entry Rate 1,090 417
Larceny Rate 4,403 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 313 362

Policing Statistics

Broward USA
Overall Clearance 8% 28%
Homicide Clearance 8% 56%
Assault Clearance 13% 52%
Rape Clearance 8% 38%
Robbery Clearance 4% 23%
Burglary Clearance 2% 12%
Larceny Clearance 1% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 2% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Broward County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Broward County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Florida see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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