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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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 peopleFort Myers Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)867 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)125 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)742 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Fort Myers Beach crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Myers Beach are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Fort Myers Beach you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Myers Beach is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Myers Beach has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Fort Myers Beach (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Myers Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Myers Beach is 1 in 799
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Myers Beach is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Myers Beach is 1 in 116

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

      Fort Myers Beach police department

      ItemFort Myers BeachFloridaNational
      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
      Punta Rassa, FL1,89054320374
      Island Walk, FL3,08573435508
      Pelican Bay, FL5,572125742867
      Sanibel, FL7,04427920947
      Pine Island Center, FL1,7371458621,007
      St. James City, FL3,6671508881,038
      McGregor, FL7,7551508891,039
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801125742867

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      Kirtland, OH6,8020411411
      Madison Park, NJ6,8001971,3341,531
      Piñon Hills, CA6,7965142,7393,253
      Nevada, IA6,7962141,4451,659
      Mount Ivy, NY6,7923101,2741,583
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801125742867
      Source: The Fort Myers Beach, 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.