Reported Annual Crime In Longwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongwood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime552n/a (estimate)3,9623,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongwood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.25.14.9
Rape10n/a71.837.338.6
Robbery13n/a93.3104.3101.9
Assault32n/a229.7315.2237.8
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)402462373
Burglary163n/a1,170.0539.0491.4
Theft310n/a2,225.12,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a165.1200.6220.2
Property crime496n/a (estimate)3,5602,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Longwood, FL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Longwood, FL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Longwood, FL averages 21% higher than the rest of Florida while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Longwood, FL is 13% lower than the average rate of crime in Florida and 8% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 27% higher than the remainder of the state of Florida and 43% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Longwood, FL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Longwood is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.86 daily crimes that occur in Longwood.
  • Longwood is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Longwood you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Longwood has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Longwood (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Longwood, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Longwood, FL are 1.21 times more than the Florida average and 1.39 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Longwood, FL are 1.15 times less than than Florida and 1.08 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Longwood, FL are 1.27 times more than than Florida and 1.43 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Longwood (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Longwood, FL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Longwood, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Longwood, FL is 41% safer than other cities of Florida and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Florida cities and all around the United States, Longwood, FL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Longwood, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longwood is 1 in 249
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longwood is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Longwood is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Longwood, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Longwood, FL you have a 1 in 249 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Longwood, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Longwood (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Longwood, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Longwood, FL has decreased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Longwood, FL has increased by 24%. The total crime rate in Longwood, FL has increased by 19% year to year.

Longwood police department

ItemLongwoodFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4830,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.23.3
There are a total of 48 Longwood police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.6% less than the Florida average and 5.6% greater 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gotha, FL2,00772441514
Heathrow, FL5,9431509151,065
Chuluota, FL2,3021649961,159
Winter Springs, FL33,6731051,1051,209
Oviedo, FL35,6021631,1191,282
Longwood, FL13,7764023,5603,962

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middlesex, NJ13,76686833919
Orangeburg, SC13,7909065,7146,620
Crowley, TX13,7622262,2112,438
Chippewa Falls, WI13,8032929491,241
Newington, VA13,80486815901
Longwood, FL13,7764023,5603,962
Source: The Longwood, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.