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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 38%
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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 peopleDover/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,466 (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)261 (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)1,204 (estimate)1,7691,958

Key findings

  • Dover crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dover are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dover is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dover has decreased by 15%

Dover crime map

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      Daily Crime In Dover (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dover

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dover is 1 in 383
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 69

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

      Dover police department

      ItemDoverFloridaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fish Hawk, FL17,241157722878
      Pebble Creek, FL8,1462361,0891,326
      Lutz, FL21,1432651,2231,488
      Bloomingdale, FL22,6383051,4061,711
      Valrico, FL36,7743351,5451,881
      Temple Terrace, FL25,6542681,7962,064
      Seffner, FL7,8613711,7102,081
      Dover, FL3,3802611,2041,466

      Cities with similar population

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      Shady Spring, WV3,38098385483
      Bay Pines, FL3,379161743904
      Polkton, NC3,3793191,6962,015
      Heavener, OK3,3795781,7962,374
      Kahaluu-Keauhou, HI3,3811081,0281,136
      Dover, FL3,3802611,2041,466
      Source: The Dover, 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.