Reported Annual Crime In Gulfport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGulfport/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime578n/a (estimate)4,6342,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGulfport/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.05.05.3
Rape4n/a32.137.841.7
Robbery10n/a80.288.698.0
Assault23n/a184.4276.5248.9
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)305408383
Burglary90n/a721.6423.4430.4
Theft401n/a3,214.91,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft49n/a392.8204.5237.4
Property crime540n/a (estimate)4,3292,5122,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Gulfport, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Gulfport, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Gulfport, FL is 59% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 69% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Gulfport, FL has 25% lower than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 20% lower than the national average. In property crime, Gulfport, FL is 72% higher than the average of Florida and is 83% higher than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Gulfport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gulfport is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.7 daily crimes that occur in Gulfport.
  • Gulfport is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gulfport you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gulfport has increased by 11%.

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Compare Gulfport, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gulfport (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Gulfport, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Gulfport, FL are 1.59 times more than the Florida average and 1.69 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Gulfport, FL are 1.34 times less than than Florida and 1.26 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Gulfport, FL are 1.72 times more than than Florida and 1.83 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's depicted that Gulfport, FL safer than 49% when compared to other Florida cities, and 32% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, FL. At this time, Gulfport, FL 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 329
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gulfport is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gulfport is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Gulfport, FL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Gulfport, FL, then there is a 1 in 329 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 24. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gulfport, FL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Gulfport, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Gulfport, FL has increased by 87% and the rate of property crime in Gulfport, FL has increased by 8%. The total crime rate in Gulfport, FL has increased by 11% 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
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
Anna Maria, FL1,12857353410
Redington Shores, FL2,13664394458
Harbor Bluffs, FL2,93164394458
Feather Sound, FL3,47278478556
Tierra Verde, FL3,46978478556
Redington Beach, FL1,4890804804
Indian Shores, FL1,49880850929
Gulfport, FL12,2223054,3294,634

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Red Bank, NJ12,2181981,4831,681
Yulee, FL12,2174012,4702,871
Eatontown, NJ12,2332612,7493,010
Riverview, MI12,2082411,2451,486
Somerville, NJ12,207821,1011,182
Gulfport, FL12,2223054,3294,634
Source: The Gulfport, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.