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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Sarasota/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,210 (estimate)2,6672,580
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)463 (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)2,747 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • North Sarasota crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Sarasota are 22% higher than the national average
  • In North Sarasota you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Sarasota is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Sarasota has decreased by 14%

North Sarasota crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In North Sarasota (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Sarasota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Sarasota is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Sarasota is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Sarasota is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In North Sarasota (per 100,000 people)

      North Sarasota police department

      ItemNorth SarasotaFloridaNational
      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
      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
      Longboat Key, FL7,15827735762
      The Meadows, FL4,100122726848
      Osprey, FL6,561125742867
      Siesta Key, FL5,782125742867
      South Sarasota, FL5,032125742867
      Whitfield, FL3,3621498851,035
      North Sarasota, FL8,4124632,7473,210

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paris, IL8,4137391,9632,702
      Franklin, VA8,4133094,2964,605
      Hollymead, VA8,4111571,3041,460
      Celebration, FL8,410135801936
      Delavan, WI8,4102112,5262,737
      North Sarasota, FL8,4124632,7473,210
      Source: The North Sarasota, 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.