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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 54%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCortez/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,152 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)172 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)979 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Cortez crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cortez are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Cortez you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cortez is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cortez has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Cortez (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cortez

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cortez is 1 in 580
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cortez is 1 in 103
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cortez is 1 in 87

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

      Cortez police department

      ItemCortezFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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.

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      Anna Maria, FL1,12853301354
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      South Sarasota, FL5,032123698821
      Holmes Beach, FL4,1190964964
      Cortez, FL4,0041729791,152

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      Four Corners, MT4,003133721855
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      Minerva, OH4,0012471,7331,980
      Cortez, FL4,0041729791,152
      Source: The Cortez, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.