Tavares, FL Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Tavares

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTavares/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime335n/a (estimate)2,3373,5763,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTavares/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a755
Rape0n/a03525
Robbery3n/a21119109
Assault51n/a356312229
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)384470368
Burglary102n/a711711610
Theft150n/a1,0462,2161,899
Vehicle theft28n/a195179221
Property crime280n/a (estimate)1,9533,1052,731

The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Tavares, FL. The total number of reported crimes in Tavares, FL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Tavares, FL crime rate is 34% lower than the Florida average and is 24% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Tavares, FL has a violent crime rate that is 18% lower than the Florida average and 4% higher than the national average. For property crime, Tavares, FL is 37% lower than the Florida average and 28% lower than the national average.

The overall crime rate in Tavares is 24% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.4 daily crimes that occur in Tavares.
Tavares is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
In Tavares you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Tavares has decreased by 0%.

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Daily Crime In Tavares (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Tavares, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Tavares, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than than the Florida average and 1.33 times less than than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Tavares, FL is 1.23 times less than than the Florida average and 1.04 times more than than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Tavares, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times less than than the Florida average and 1.40 times less than than the national average.

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How Safe is Tavares (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Tavares, 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 Tavares, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Tavares, FL is 56% safer than other cities of Florida and 33% 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, Tavares, FL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Tavares, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tavares

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tavares is 1 in 261
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tavares is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tavares is 1 in 43

Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Tavares, 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 Tavares, FL, then there is a 1 in 261 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 52. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 43 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tavares, FL.

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

Determining whether Tavares, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Tavares, FL has increased by 1% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 0% year over year. Total crimes for Tavares, FL has decreased by 0% in the same time frame.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,126266266532
Yalaha, FL1,18467486552
Silver Lake, FL1,785103752856
Montverde, FL1,550110801911
Tangerine, FL1,8371218821,003
Tavares, FL14,0113841,9532,337

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bull Run, VA14,0122142,4932,707
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,0191061,3741,480
Pinehurst, NC14,00053828881
Glasgow, KY14,0262132,3942,607
Indiana, PA14,0261,4271,7863,213
Tavares, FL14,0113841,9532,337

Tavares police department

ItemTavaresFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3627,306504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.23.3

There are a total of 36 Tavares police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.7% less than the Florida average and 23.1% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.