B+
Total crime 31%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleDover/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,719 (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)257 (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)1,461 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Dover crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dover are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dover is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dover has decreased by 5%

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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 389
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 59

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fish Hawk, FL17,2411548761,030
      Pebble Creek, FL8,1462331,3221,554
      Lutz, FL21,1432611,4841,745
      Bloomingdale, FL22,6383001,7062,006
      Valrico, FL36,7743301,8752,205
      Temple Terrace, FL25,6542662,1142,380
      Seffner, FL7,8613652,0752,440
      Dover, FL3,3802571,4611,719

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shady Spring, WV3,38087436523
      Chandler, IN3,3812281,2091,436
      Heavener, OK3,3792741,3091,583
      Bay Pines, FL3,3791599011,060
      Kahaluu-Keauhou, HI3,3811221,2111,333
      Dover, FL3,3802571,4611,719
      Source: The Dover, 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.