Reported Annual Crime In Cape Coral

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCape Coral/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,305n/a (estimate)1,8403,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCape Coral/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a2.85.45.3
Rape16n/a8.936.940.4
Robbery31n/a17.397.9102.8
Assault172n/a95.8290.2248.5
Violent crime224n/a (estimate)125430386
Burglary632n/a351.8486.7468.9
Theft2,286n/a1,272.61,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft163n/a90.7209.3236.9
Property crime3,081n/a (estimate)1,7152,6872,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Cape Coral, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Cape Coral, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Cape Coral, FL crime rates are 41% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 35% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Cape Coral, FL has a rate that is 71% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 68% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Cape Coral, FL is 36% lower than its state's mean, and 30% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Punta Rassa, FL1,80060377437
Burnt Store Marina, FL1,79960377437
Bokeelia, FL1,242116723839
Fort Myers Beach, FL6,5391408741,014
McGregor, FL7,6901651,0331,199
St. James City, FL3,7411711,0701,241
Sanibel, FL6,761811,1631,244
Cape Coral, FL161,8041251,7151,840

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cape Coral is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.04 daily crimes that occur in Cape Coral.
  • Cape Coral is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cape Coral you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cape Coral has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Cape Coral (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Cape Coral, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Cape Coral, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.69 times less than the Florida average and 1.54 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cape Coral, FL is 3.45 times less than the Florida average, and it is 3.10 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Cape Coral, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.57 times less than the Florida average and 1.43 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Cape Coral (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Cape Coral, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Cape Coral, FL ranks safer than 82% of every city located within Florida along with 66% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Cape Coral, FL. As a result, Cape Coral, FL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cape Coral

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cape Coral is 1 in 802
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cape Coral is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cape Coral is 1 in 55
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cape Coral, FL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cape Coral, FL, then there is a 1 in 802 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 55 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cape Coral, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Cape Coral (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cape Coral, FL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Cape Coral, FL has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Cape Coral, FL has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cape Coral, FL has decreased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cape Coral police department

ItemCape CoralFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30630,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.94.23.3
There are a total of 306 Cape Coral police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.8% less than the Florida average and 41.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springfield, MO162,3331,3378,4679,805
Sioux Falls, SD160,9645123,1763,688
Peoria, AZ160,2312002,1222,322
Pembroke Pines, FL159,9202022,2172,419
Lancaster, CA159,0926812,1542,835
Cape Coral, FL161,8041251,7151,840
Source: The Cape Coral, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.