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Crime in Florida

The crime rate in Florida State is higher than the national average for both violent and property crimes. According to recent statistics, the violent crime rate in Florida State stands at 23.4, which is above the US average of 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Florida State is 37.3, which is also higher than the US average of 35.4. This clearly suggests that criminal activities are quite prevalent in Florida State and it is important to be aware of this fact when living or visiting here. It is also advised to take necessary safety precautions and be vigilant while living in or travelling around this state.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Florida violent crime is 23.4. (The US average is 22.7)
Florida property crime is 37.3. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Lakeland, FL Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Lakeland, FL311.82,877.889,81272019
Plant City, FL407.82,701.129,035112019
Zephyrhills, FL309.43,801.513,092122019
Auburndale, FL329.84,286.816,679142019
Mulberry, FL762.69,088.03,378162008
Lake Alfred, FL49.0604.34,011182019

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Jacksonville, FL647.43,309.5790,9721532019
Atlanta, GA768.84,654.4430,0664142018
Charlotte, NC739.43,925.8604,9314932019
Nashville, TN1,073.14,041.1564,1696212019
Memphis, TN1,901.46,128.4669,2646712019
Louisville, KY686.93,891.5677,7107242019

Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

Reviews for Florida    198 Reviews

Great rural community to raise a family - 10/14/2018
This is my beloved hometown in which I grew up with some of the most loving, kind people in the world. I advanced from kindergarten to twelveth-grade with approximately... Read More

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Mistake. - 5/16/2018
It hasn't worked out for me, but the same problems in Florida are the same all over the place. You need to own a company or get into management. And we know how that... Read More

nice place friendly people but you cant get a job - 10/17/2017
lived here for 2yrs the people act friendly but nobody wants to hire you unless you work for poverty wages.......if your connected you get better paying jobs but even... Read More

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