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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 31%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongwood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime487n/a (estimate)3,1892,6672,580
Murder1n/a6.55.25.0
Rape4n/a26.239.642.6
Robbery6n/a39.379.386.2
Assault35n/a229.2260.8246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)301385381
Burglary75n/a491.1337.7376.0
Theft342n/a2,239.31,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a157.1193.3228.9
Property crime441n/a (estimate)2,8872,2822,200

Key findings

  • Longwood crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Longwood are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Longwood you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Longwood is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Longwood has increased by 3%

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The Longwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Longwood 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 Longwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Longwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Longwood, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Longwood are 1.20 times more than the Florida average and 1.24 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Longwood are 1.28 times less than than Florida and 1.26 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Longwood are 1.27 times more than than Florida and 1.31 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Longwood (higher is better)

      Is Longwood safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Longwood to other cities in the state and across the country, Longwood is 42% safer than other cities of Florida and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. Longwood has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longwood is 1 in 333
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longwood is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Longwood is 1 in 32
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Longwood? In Longwood, FL you have a 1 in 333 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Longwood.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Longwood 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 Longwood has increased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Longwood has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in Longwood has increased by 3% year to year.

      Longwood police department

      ItemLongwoodFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.23.3
      There are a total of 48 Longwood police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.5% less than the Florida average and 6.1% 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
      Gotha, FL2,01260358418
      Heathrow, FL6,157125742867
      Winter Springs, FL34,439153738891
      Windermere, FL3,17558920978
      Chuluota, FL2,3921468651,011
      Oviedo, FL37,5451578921,049
      Holden Heights, FL3,7951921,1381,330
      Longwood, FL14,1173012,8873,189

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Washington Court House, OH14,1151623,4413,603
      Olympia Heights, FL14,1222581,5291,787
      Conway, FL14,1243081,8272,135
      Reidsville, NC14,1077555,0315,786
      Hewitt, TX14,1281241,4011,525
      Longwood, FL14,1173012,8873,189
      Source: The Longwood, 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.