Fort Walton Beach, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
536
Total Crimes
2,343.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-0.10%
Below National Average
162 out of 292
In Florida
6,357 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fort Walton Beach is 2,343.6 per 100,000 people. That's -0.10% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 8.85% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,153.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Fort Walton Beach SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Fort Walton Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Walton Beach
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 536 2,343.6 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 2 8.7 5.9 6.5
Robbery 4 17.5 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 55 240.5 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 74 323.6 383.6 387.8
Burglary 89 389.1 240.6 314.2
Larceny 324 1,416.6 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 49 214.2 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 462 2,020.0 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Fort Walton Beach

74
Violent Crimes
323.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-16.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 309.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fort Walton Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fort Walton Beach is 323.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -16.57% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -15.65% lower than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fort Walton Beach

462
Property Crimes
2,020.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
3.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 49.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fort Walton Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fort Walton Beach is 2,020.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 3.16% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 14.16% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Fort Walton Beach Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Fort Walton Beach

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pensacola, FL 53,083 1,870 3,522.8 2,906.8 616.0
Niceville, FL 16,345 57 348.7 293.7 55.1
Valparaiso, FL 5,449 35 642.3 550.6 91.8
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