According to Safe Choice Security, the coastal cities of Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach rank in the Top 20 of the safest places to live in Florida. Indian Harbour Beach ranked as the 12th safest and Satellite Beach ranked number 14.
Safe Choice Security states they consulted the 2012 FBI Crime Statistics report to get the lowdown on the 20 safest cities to live in Florida. After comparing FBI statistics on crime rates in cities around Florida, Safe Choice Security compiled a list of the top 20 safest cities and towns in Florida.
12. Indian Harbour Beach
Indian Harbour Beach, FL is the ocean front home to 8,000 residents in Brevard County. Its low crime rate and proximity to the ocean makes it an excellent choice for those looking for a small town feel, while being close to all your everyday convenience. A convenient drive to central Florida attractions or south Florida hot spots, it is off the beaten track enough so residents can easily avoid the congestion of more populated parts of the state. This tiny city is only 2 miles square but with its own fire and police department, residents can rest assured that help is minutes away when needed, making Indian Harbour Beach one of the safest places to live along the Atlantic Coast of Florida.
CRIME INDEX: 43
Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.2
Property Crimes per 1000: 19.42
14. Satellite Beach, FL
Satellite Beach, FL is home to 10,000 residents on the east coast of Florida. Situated in south Brevard County, Satellite Beach has 7.7 miles of shoreline, despite being only 4.3 square miles in area. With waterfront property on the ocean, the Banana River and navigable canals, it is a dream for anyone who wants to see the water from their home and enjoy a safe hometown.
CRIME INDEX: 42
Violent Crimes per 1000: 4.29
Property Crimes per 1000: 16.78