Reported Annual Crime In Polk City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,675 (estimate)3,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a290.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)231 (estimate)430386
Burglaryn/an/an/a486.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a209.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,444 (estimate)2,6872,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.59 daily crimes that occur in Polk City.
  • Polk City is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk City you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk City has decreased by 6%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polk City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polk City is 1 in 433
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk City is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk City is 1 in 60

Year Over Year Crime In Polk City (per 100,000 people)

Polk City police department

ItemPolk CityFloridaNational
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
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
Davenport, FL3,3592991,2511,550
Eagle Lake, FL2,4112341,4651,700
Waverly, FL1,0252361,4731,709
Lake Alfred, FL5,353541,7601,814
Haines City, FL22,1382621,8642,126
Dundee, FL3,9862941,8372,131
Lakeland Highlands, FL12,4263021,8892,192
Polk City, FL2,1322311,4441,675

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Creek, WA2,1321341,5461,680
Sag Harbor, NY2,13259243301
Mount Pleasant, NC2,1331349841,118
Pine Air, FL2,1312461,5401,787
Lexington, MS2,1331381,3691,507
Polk City, FL2,1322311,4441,675
Source: The Polk City, 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.