Volusia amassed 13,161 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Volusia’s arrest rate was 691.77 per 100,000 residents. The county of Volusia is 6.39% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 589 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Volusia also experienced 3,073 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Broward and Gilchrist, Volusia is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Volusia, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 2,162 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Volusia, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Volusia, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Volusia has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Volusia experienced 589 violent crimes and 3,073 non-violent crimes. When comparing Volusia to the national average of 739.02, Volusia is lower by 6.39% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Volusia are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.