Annual Crime In Gulfport (2018)

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.
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 peopleGulfport/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime413n/a (estimate)3,3242,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGulfport/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape2n/a16.139.642.6
Robbery3n/a24.179.386.2
Assault10n/a80.5260.8246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)121385381
Burglary47n/a378.3337.7376.0
Theft319n/a2,567.61,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft32n/a257.6193.3228.9
Property crime398n/a (estimate)3,2032,2822,200

Key findings

  • Gulfport crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gulfport are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Gulfport you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gulfport is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gulfport has decreased by 17%

Gulfport crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Gulfport crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gulfport 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 Gulfport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Gulfport

See all the best places to live around Gulfport
How would you rate the amount of crime in Gulfport?
Write a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Gulfport?
Write a review to give others more information about this area.
See all Gulfport poll results

Compare Gulfport, FL Crime To Other Cities

      vs

      Daily Crime In Gulfport (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Gulfport, FL is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Gulfport are 1.25 times more than the Florida average and 1.29 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Gulfport are 3.19 times less than than Florida and 3.15 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Gulfport are 1.40 times more than than Florida and 1.46 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Gulfport (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Gulfport, FL compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Gulfport is safer than 48% of Florida cities, and 37% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Gulfport. At this time, Gulfport sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gulfport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gulfport is 1 in 829
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gulfport is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gulfport is 1 in 31
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Gulfport, FL? If you reside in Gulfport, then there is a 1 in 829 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 31 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gulfport.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Gulfport is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Gulfport has decreased by 42% and the rate of property crime in Gulfport has decreased by 16%. The total crime rate in Gulfport has decreased by 17% year to year.

      Gulfport police department

      ItemGulfportFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.23.3
      There are a total of 34 Gulfport police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% less than the Florida average and 14.3% less than the National average.

      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
      Anna Maria, FL1,12854320374
      Redington Shores, FL2,13660358418
      Harbor Bluffs, FL2,93160358418
      Feather Sound, FL3,47273435508
      Tierra Verde, FL3,46973435508
      North Redington Beach, FL1,5330942942
      Indian Shores, FL1,498158788945
      Gulfport, FL12,2221213,2033,324

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Bank, NJ12,2181731,3361,509
      Yulee, FL12,2173792,2442,623
      Eatontown, NJ12,2332432,2402,483
      Riverview, MI12,2081169621,078
      Somerville, NJ12,2071301,0631,193
      Gulfport, FL12,2221213,2033,324
      Source: The Gulfport, 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.