Annual Crime In Longboat Key (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 peopleLongboat Key/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)7622,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongboat Key/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a13.639.642.6
Robbery1n/a13.679.386.2
Assault0n/a0.0260.8246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)27385381
Burglary2n/a27.2337.7376.0
Theft51n/a693.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a13.6193.3228.9
Property crime54n/a (estimate)7352,2822,200

Key findings

  • Longboat Key crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Longboat Key are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Longboat Key you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Longboat Key is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Longboat Key has increased by 8%

Longboat Key crime map

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Compare Longboat Key, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Longboat Key (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Longboat Key, FL per 100,000 people. In Longboat Key, the total number of daily crimes is 3.50 times less than the Florida average and 3.39 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Longboat Key is 14.15 times less than the Florida average and 13.99 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Longboat Key has a daily crime rate that is 3.11 times less than the Florida average and 2.99 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Longboat Key (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Longboat Key, FL compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Longboat Key is safer than 96% of Florida cities, and 88% 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 Longboat Key. At this time, Longboat Key sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longboat Key

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longboat Key is 1 in 3676
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longboat Key is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Longboat Key is 1 in 132
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Longboat Key, FL? If you reside in Longboat Key, then there is a 1 in 3676 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 137. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 132 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Longboat Key.

      Year Over Year Crime In Longboat Key (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Longboat Key is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Longboat Key has not changed, while the property crime rate in Longboat Key has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Longboat Key has increased by 8% year over year.

      Longboat Key police department

      ItemLongboat KeyFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2631,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.23.3
      There are a total of 26 Longboat Key police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.8% less than the Florida average and 13.5% greater 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
      The Meadows, FL4,100122726848
      South Sarasota, FL5,032125742867
      Osprey, FL6,561125742867
      Siesta Key, FL5,782125742867
      Whitfield, FL3,3621498851,035
      Holmes Beach, FL4,119691,0641,133
      Longboat Key, FL7,15827735762

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hiawatha, IA7,1602101,4231,633
      Hughson, CA7,160921,1541,246
      Floresville, TX7,154181710890
      Demopolis, AL7,1677533,5604,313
      Glenolden, PA7,1671542,0522,206
      Longboat Key, FL7,15827735762
      Source: The Longboat Key, 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.