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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 25%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime51n/a (estimate)1,7592,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault5n/a172.5258.3250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)172378379
Burglary16n/a551.9295.2340.5
Theft27n/a931.41,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a103.5181.8219.9
Property crime46n/a (estimate)1,5872,1462,110

Key findings

  • Bowling Green crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bowling Green are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Bowling Green you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bowling Green is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bowling Green has decreased by 26%

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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 580
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 57

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crooked Lake Park, FL1,6651911,0871,279
      Zolfo Springs, FL2,0592371,3471,584
      Fort Meade, FL5,8834452,5282,974
      Fort Green, FL1464702,6673,136
      Lemon Grove, FL7304952,8093,303
      Wauchula, FL4,8834093,5173,926
      Bradley Junction, FL3775903,3523,942
      Bowling Green, FL2,8971721,5871,759

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Minster, OH2,89896674770
      Andrews, SC2,8962821,6231,905
      Lakeside, MT2,89870379449
      Drumright, OK2,898712,6282,699
      Fayetteville, WV2,898114568682
      Bowling Green, FL2,8971721,5871,759
      Source: The Bowling Green, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.