Key West, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
556
Total Crimes
2,310.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.50%
Below National Average
159 out of 292
In Florida
6,310 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Key West, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Key West is 2,310.9 per 100,000 people. That's -1.50% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 7.33% 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.

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Key West SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
10

How Does Key West Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Key West
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 556 2,310.9 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 4.2 5.9 6.5
Robbery 17 70.7 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 65 270.2 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 106 440.6 383.6 387.8
Burglary 43 178.7 240.6 314.2
Larceny 349 1,450.5 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 58 241.1 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 450 1,870.3 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Key West

106
Violent Crimes
440.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
13.61%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 227.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Key West each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Key West is 440.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 13.61% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 14.85% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Key West

450
Property Crimes
1,870.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-4.49%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Key West each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Key West is 1,870.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.49% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 5.70% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Key West Crime Compared To Florida Average

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