Reported Annual Crime In Wauchula

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauchula/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime139n/a (estimate)2,8163,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauchula/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.45.3
Rape3n/a60.836.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.097.9102.8
Assault16n/a324.1290.2248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)385430386
Burglary34n/a688.8486.7468.9
Theft80n/a1,620.81,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a121.6209.3236.9
Property crime120n/a (estimate)2,4312,6872,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wauchula, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wauchula, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Wauchula, FL crime rates are 10% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 1% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wauchula, FL has a rate that is 11% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is equal to. Looking at crimes involving property, Wauchula, FL is 10% lower than its state's mean, and 1% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Zolfo Springs, FL1,9332321,4491,681
Bowling Green, FL2,9254122,3322,743
Gardner, FL3215943,7124,306
Lemon Grove, FL7025983,7364,334
Fort Green, FL1186083,7984,406
Limestone, FL3246954,3425,037
Fort Green Springs, FL2926954,3425,037
Wauchula, FL4,9303852,4312,816

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wauchula is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.72 daily crimes that occur in Wauchula.
  • Wauchula is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wauchula you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wauchula has decreased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Wauchula (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wauchula, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wauchula, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.11 times less than the state average and 1.01 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wauchula, FL on a daily bases are 1.12 times less than than Florida average and 1.00 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wauchula, FL are 1.11 times less than the daily state average and 1.01 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wauchula (higher is better)

How safe is Wauchula, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Wauchula, FL is safer than 53% of the cities in Florida and 34% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Wauchula, FL. Overall, Wauchula, FL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wauchula

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wauchula is 1 in 260
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wauchula is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wauchula is 1 in 36
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wauchula, FL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Wauchula, FL, you have a 1 in 260 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 42. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wauchula, FL is 1 in 36.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wauchula, 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 Wauchula, FL has increased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Wauchula, FL has decreased by 34%. The total crime rate in Wauchula, FL has decreased by 29% year to year.

Wauchula police department

ItemWauchulaFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1530,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.23.3
There are a total of 15 Wauchula police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.9% less than the Florida average and 10.4% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Whiting, IN4,9304743,4653,940
Scarborough, ME4,931601,9952,055
Demarest, NJ4,92920416436
Singac, NJ4,9281711,0801,251
Winona Lake, IN4,9342291,4631,692
Wauchula, FL4,9303852,4312,816
Source: The Wauchula, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.