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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 34%
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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 peopleCottondale/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,184 (estimate)2,1532,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a35.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)568 (estimate)384388
Burglaryn/an/an/a240.6314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a176.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,616 (estimate)1,7691,958

Key findings

  • Cottondale crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottondale are 46% higher than the national average
  • In Cottondale you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottondale is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottondale has decreased by 15%

Cottondale crime map

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The Cottondale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cottondale as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cottondale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Cottondale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottondale is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottondale is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottondale is 1 in 32

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

      Cottondale police department

      ItemCottondaleFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.23.3
      There are a total of 3 Cottondale police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.3% less than the Florida average and 1.4% 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
      Malone, FL1,9782169931,209
      Graceville, FL2,2197112,3233,035
      Campbellton, FL1965622,5913,153
      Greenwood, FL8755852,6933,277
      Wausau, FL5155872,7033,290
      Jacob City, FL3425952,7433,338
      Noma, FL2246152,8343,450
      Cottondale, FL7535682,6163,184

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Middletown, KY7533522,4182,770
      Parma, MI7536241,7762,400
      Marine on St. Croix, MN753112859971
      Liverpool, PA7534922,0742,565
      Vandling, PA753142142284
      Cottondale, FL7535682,6163,184
      Source: The Cottondale, 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.