Reported Annual Crime In Tarpon Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTarpon Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime774n/a (estimate)3,1683,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTarpon Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape6n/a24.637.338.6
Robbery18n/a73.7104.3101.9
Assault72n/a294.7315.2237.8
Violent crime96n/a (estimate)393462373
Burglary92n/a376.6539.0491.4
Theft554n/a2,267.92,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a131.0200.6220.2
Property crime678n/a (estimate)2,7762,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Tarpon Springs, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Tarpon Springs, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Tarpon Springs, FL is 3% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 11% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Tarpon Springs, FL has 15% lower than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 5% higher than the national average. In property crime, Tarpon Springs, FL is 1% lower than the average of Florida and is 12% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tarpon Springs is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.68 daily crimes that occur in Tarpon Springs.
  • Tarpon Springs is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tarpon Springs you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tarpon Springs has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Tarpon Springs (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Tarpon Springs, 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 Tarpon Springs, FL are 1.03 times less than the Florida average and 1.11 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Tarpon Springs, FL are 1.18 times less than than Florida and 1.05 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Tarpon Springs, FL are 1.01 times less than than Florida and 1.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Tarpon Springs (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Tarpon Springs, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Tarpon Springs, FL being safer than 48% of cities in Florida and 28% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Tarpon Springs, FL. In conclusion, Tarpon Springs, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tarpon Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Tarpon Springs, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Tarpon Springs, FL you have a 1 in 255 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Tarpon Springs, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Tarpon Springs (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Tarpon Springs, 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 Tarpon Springs, FL has decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Tarpon Springs, FL has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tarpon Springs, FL has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Tarpon Springs police department

ItemTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6130,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.23.3
There are a total of 61 Tarpon Springs police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the Florida average and 21.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bear Creek, FL1,75793569663
Key Vista, FL1,6401519161,067
Quail Ridge, FL1,1711651,0021,166
Greenbriar, FL2,4821861,1351,322
Keystone, FL22,6781941,1811,375
Tarpon Springs, FL23,7893932,7763,168

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Selma, CA23,8087664,3215,087
Carteret, NJ23,7701401,2081,348
Wekiwa Springs, FL23,8132961,8032,099
University Park, TX23,761121,1571,169
Valinda, CA23,8185663,4754,041
Tarpon Springs, FL23,7893932,7763,168
Source: The Tarpon Springs, 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.