Tampa, FL Crime Rates & Statistics

Tampa crime information

StatisticTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Violent crime616487387
Property crime2,8363,2772,859
Total crime index3,4523,7643,246
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  • The Tampa crime index is 8% lower than the Florida average and and the Florida crime index is 15% higher than the National average.
  • The Tampa violent crime rate is 26% 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 13% 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 officers1,22527,306505,262
Police officers /1000 residents3.54.23.3
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There are a total of 1,225 Tampa police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.6% less than the Florida average and 7% greater than the National average.

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  • Tampa is safer than 24.2% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Tampa is less than 44% of the cities in Florida.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Tampa is 1 in 29.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Tampa is 1 in 163.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Tampa is 1 in 36.

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Tampa violent crime breakdown

CrimeTampaTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Murder23755
Rape43122727
Robbery573163124113
Assault1,523434331242

Tampa property crime breakdown

CrimeTampaTampa /100KFlorida /100KNational /100K
Burglary2,476706795670
Theft6,8641,9572,2891,959
Vehichle theft607173193230

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Tampa, FL

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Parkland Estates, Tampa902.2
Golf View, Tampa892.9
Channelside, Tampa890.4
Harbour Island, Tampa891.3
Courier City, Tampa891.8
Palma Ceia, Tampa883.2
Virginia Park, Tampa884
Palma Ceia West, Tampa883.7
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Swann Estates, Tampa873.3
Bon Air, Tampa872.7
North Hyde Park, Tampa871.1
Beach Park, Tampa874.4
Tampa-Bayshore Gardens, Tampa862.5
Sunset Park, Tampa864.7
Bayshore Beautiful, Tampa863.9
Tampa International Airport Area, Tampa866.7
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Cities near Tampa, FL

CityScoreMiles
Belleair Shore, FL8923.8
Feather Sound, FL8713.6
Safety Harbor, FL8714.7
Harbor Bluffs, FL8622.8
Greenbriar, FL8618.3
San Antonio, FL8628.9
St. Leo, FL8629.3
Heritage Pines, FL8534.6
CityScoreMiles
Lakeland Highlands, FL8531
Dunedin, FL8519.8
Westchase, FL8511.5
Tierra Verde, FL8524.2
Temple Terrace, FL847.2
East Lake, FL8418.2
Carrollwood, FL847.4
Bear Creek, FL8428.9
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