Tampa, FL Crime Rates & Statistics

Tampa crime information

StatisticTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Violent crime655487387
Property crime3,0543,2772,859
Total crime index3,7093,7643,246
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  • The Tampa crime index is 1% lower than the Florida average and and the Florida crime index is 15% higher than the National average.
  • The Tampa violent crime rate is 34% higher than the Florida average and and the Florida violent crime rate is 25% higher than the National average.
  • The Tampa property crime rate is 6% lower than the Florida average and and the Florida property crime rate is 14% higher than the National average.

Tampa police department

ItemTampaFloridaNational
Total police officers1,29327,460511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.83.92.8
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There are a total of 1,293 Tampa police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.2% less than the Florida average and 36.2% greater than the National average.

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  • Tampa is safer than 14.5% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Tampa is less than 42% of the cities in Florida.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Tampa is 1 in 27.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Tampa is 1 in 153.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Tampa is 1 in 33.

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Tampa violent crime breakdown

CrimeTampaTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Murder28855
Rape58172727
Robbery587173124113
Assault1,555457331242

Tampa property crime breakdown

CrimeTampaTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Burglary2,718799795670
Theft7,0422,0692,2891,959
Vehichle theft633186193230

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida52,399322192

There are a total of 52,399 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 322 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Tampa, FL

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Ridgewood Park, Tampa0.6Wellswood, Tampa1.5
Tampa Heights, Tampa0.6Historic Ybor, Tampa1.5
Riverside Heights, Tampa0.7Channelside, Tampa1.8
Old West Tampa, Tampa0.8Northeast Macfarlane, Tampa2
Ybor City, Tampa0.9College Hill, Tampa2.1
South Seminol Heights, Tampa1.2East Tampa, Tampa2.3
West Riverfront, Tampa1.2Courier City, Tampa2.3
Downtown, Tampa1.4Riverside, Tampa2.3
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Cities near Tampa, FL

CityMilesCityMiles
Tampa, FL0Lake Magdalene, FL7.7
Egypt Lake-Leto, FL4Progress Village, FL8
East Lake-Orient Park, FL5.6Citrus Park, FL9
Palm River-Clair Mel, FL6Greater Northdale, FL9.6
Greater Carrollwood, FL6.8Mango, FL9.9
Temple Terrace, FL7Westchase, FL10.6
University, FL7Gibsonton, FL10.7
Town 'n' Country, FL7.1Brandon, FL11
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