Reported Annual Crime In Fort Myers Shores

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Myers Shores/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,516 (estimate)2,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Myers Shores/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)363 (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)2,153 (estimate)2,2822,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Myers Shores is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.89 daily crimes that occur in Fort Myers Shores.
  • Fort Myers Shores is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Myers Shores you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Myers Shores has decreased by 14%.

Compare Fort Myers Shores, FL Crime To Other Cities

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

How Safe is Fort Myers Shores (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Myers Shores

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Myers Shores is 1 in 276
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Myers Shores is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Myers Shores is 1 in 40

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

Fort Myers Shores police department

ItemFort Myers ShoresFloridaNational
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
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alva, FL2,30988524613
McGregor, FL7,7551508891,039
Gateway, FL9,6991679921,159
Harlem Heights, FL1,2911751,0351,209
Olga, FL2,2391771,0511,229
Buckingham, FL4,3051961,1601,356
Whiskey Creek, FL5,0111971,1691,366
Fort Myers Shores, FL6,1163632,1532,516

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Monticello, KY6,116981,2131,311
Eudora, KS6,1163672,2042,572
Silver Lake, NC6,1173542,3372,691
Ontario, OH6,117505,3675,416
Ridgefield, WA6,112941,0521,146
Fort Myers Shores, FL6,1163632,1532,516
Source: The Fort Myers Shores, 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.
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