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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 50%
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, so estimates are used 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)3,732 (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)559 (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)3,173 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Cottondale crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottondale are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Cottondale you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottondale is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottondale has decreased by 5%

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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 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottondale is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottondale is 1 in 27

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Malone, FL1,9782121,2051,417
      Graceville, FL2,2196852,4193,104
      Marianna, FL9,1579242,6303,554
      Campbellton, FL1965543,1433,697
      Greenwood, FL8755753,2673,842
      Wausau, FL5155783,2793,857
      Jacob City, FL3425863,3273,913
      Cottondale, FL7535593,1733,732

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      Marine on St. Croix, MN75395840935
      North Middletown, KY7532952,5772,872
      Vandling, PA753142142284
      Gauley Bridge, WV7534382,1892,627
      Parma, MI7535702,0692,639
      Cottondale, FL7535593,1733,732
      Source: The Cottondale, 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.