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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 65%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime101n/a (estimate)3,5052,1532,346
Murder0n/a0.05.96.5
Rape0n/a0.035.438.4
Robbery1n/a34.762.273.9
Assault7n/a242.9280.1279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)278384388
Burglary55n/a1,908.4240.6314.2
Theft29n/a1,006.31,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a312.3176.1246.0
Property crime93n/a (estimate)3,2271,7691,958

Key findings

  • Bowling Green crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bowling Green are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Bowling Green you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bowling Green is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bowling Green has increased by 99%

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      Daily Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bowling Green

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 361
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 29

      Year Over Year Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

      Bowling Green police department

      ItemBowling GreenFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 7 Bowling Green police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.6% less than the Florida average and 27.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crooked Lake Park, FL1,6651958961,091
      Zolfo Springs, FL2,0592411,1101,351
      Wauchula, FL4,8832512,1792,430
      Fort Meade, FL5,8834522,0842,537
      Fort Green, FL1464772,1982,675
      Lemon Grove, FL7305032,3152,818
      Bradley Junction, FL3776002,7633,362
      Bowling Green, FL2,8972783,2273,505

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Andrews, SC2,8962931,5021,796
      Lakeside, MT2,89881367448
      Minster, OH2,898101607708
      Drumright, OK2,898712,3702,441
      Fayetteville, WV2,8981484,8985,046
      Bowling Green, FL2,8972783,2273,505
      Source: The Bowling Green, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.