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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 29%
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 peoplePlantation/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,945n/a (estimate)3,0932,6672,580
Murder1n/a1.15.25.0
Rape15n/a15.839.642.6
Robbery83n/a87.279.386.2
Assault140n/a147.1260.8246.8
Violent crime239n/a (estimate)251385381
Burglary265n/a278.4337.7376.0
Theft2,172n/a2,281.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft269n/a282.6193.3228.9
Property crime2,706n/a (estimate)2,8422,2822,200

Key findings

  • Plantation crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plantation are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Plantation you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plantation is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plantation has decreased by 12%

Plantation crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Plantation (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Plantation for every 100,000 residents. The Plantation total amount of daily crime is 1.16 times more than the Florida average and 1.20 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Plantation, is 1.53 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.52 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Plantation has a daily crime average that is 1.25 times more than the Florida average and 1.29 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Plantation (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Plantation to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Plantation safe? The gauges above illustrate that Plantation is safer than 46% of every city located within Florida along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Plantation, FL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plantation

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plantation is 1 in 399
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plantation is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plantation is 1 in 33
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Plantation, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 399. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Plantation is 1 in 33.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Plantation 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 Plantation has increased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Plantation has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Plantation has decreased by 12% year to year.

      Plantation police department

      ItemPlantationFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.23.3
      There are a total of 252 Plantation police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% less than the Florida average and 11.6% 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
      Weston, FL68,89357521578
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Plantation, FL90,8782512,8423,093

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Barbara, CA90,9224482,5192,967
      Longmont, CO90,7194342,7073,141
      Sunrise, FL91,1771942,4532,647
      Germantown, MD90,4945132,2232,736
      Redding, CA91,3206733,7294,402
      Plantation, FL90,8782512,8423,093
      Source: The Plantation, 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.