Reported Annual Crime In Winter Haven

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinter Haven/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,535n/a (estimate)3,9883,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinter Haven/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.25.45.3
Rape10n/a26.036.940.4
Robbery33n/a85.797.9102.8
Assault151n/a392.3290.2248.5
Violent crime196n/a (estimate)509430386
Burglary238n/a618.4486.7468.9
Theft1,021n/a2,652.81,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft80n/a207.9209.3236.9
Property crime1,339n/a (estimate)3,4792,6872,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Winter Haven, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Winter Haven, 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 Winter Haven, FL is 28% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 41% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Winter Haven, FL has 18% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 32% higher than the national average. In property crime, Winter Haven, FL is 29% higher than the average of Florida and is 42% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grenelefe, FL1,81399617715
Crooked Lake Park, FL1,5262091,3081,517
Davenport, FL3,0222991,2511,550
Loughman, FL2,5782161,3511,567
Eagle Lake, FL2,5902261,4101,636
Babson Park, FL1,2402261,4111,636
Polk City, FL2,0162331,4551,688
Winter Haven, FL35,0705093,4793,988

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Winter Haven is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.93 daily crimes that occur in Winter Haven.
  • Winter Haven is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winter Haven you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winter Haven has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Winter Haven (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Winter Haven, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In Winter Haven, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times more than the Florida average and 1.41 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Winter Haven, FL are 1.18 times more than the Florida average and 1.32 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Winter Haven, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Florida average and 1.42 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Winter Haven (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Winter Haven, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winter Haven, FL being safer than 29% of cities in Florida and 14% 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 Winter Haven, FL. In conclusion, Winter Haven, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winter Haven

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 197
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Winter Haven, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Winter Haven, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 197. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 29 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Winter Haven, FL is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In Winter Haven (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Winter Haven, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Winter Haven, FL has decreased by 17%, the amount of property crime in Winter Haven, FL has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Winter Haven, FL has decreased by 8% year to year.

Winter Haven police department

ItemWinter HavenFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10730,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
There are a total of 107 Winter Haven police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.4% less than the Florida average and 5.8% 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
East Point, GA35,0701,17910,31811,497
Merritt Island, FL35,0633902,4382,828
West Hollywood, CA35,0537514,3755,127
Schertz, TX35,0932171,8592,075
Moorpark, CA35,033102813914
Winter Haven, FL35,0705093,4793,988
Source: The Winter Haven, 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.