Total crime 36%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 52%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsTarpon River/100k peopleFort Lauderdale/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,8203,196 (estimate)4,7842,1532,346
Violent crime1,158224 (estimate)628384388
Vehicle theft907n/a492.0176.1246.0
Property crime7,6622,972 (estimate)4,1561,7691,958

Key findings

  • Tarpon River crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tarpon River are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Tarpon River you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tarpon River is safer than 59% of the cities in Florida
  • Year over year crime in Fort Lauderdale has decreased by 13%

Tarpon River crime map

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The Tarpon River crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Tarpon River 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 Tarpon River crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Tarpon River (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tarpon River

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tarpon River is 1 in 447
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tarpon River is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tarpon River is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Lauderdale (per 100,000 people)

      Fort Lauderdale police department

      ItemTarpon RiverFort LauderdaleFlorida
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a66831,023
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.94.2

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      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
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46749296345
      Parkland, FL28,35422562584
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118541659
      Hillsboro Pines, FL510155715870
      Lazy Lake, FL34155715870
      Golden Beach, FL635107857964
      Cooper City, FL34,36495882978
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1536284,1564,784

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chattanooga, TN175,4621,3596,3567,716
      Tempe, AZ174,7085503,5634,113
      Garden Grove, CA174,6762982,2942,592
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652128807935
      Oceanside, CA173,8294061,8012,206
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1536284,1564,784
      Source: The Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale, 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.