Annual Crime In Port Charlotte (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 peoplePort Charlotte/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,680 (estimate)2,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Charlotte/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)531 (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)3,149 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Port Charlotte crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Port Charlotte are 40% higher than the national average
  • In Port Charlotte you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Port Charlotte is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Port Charlotte has decreased by 14%

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Compare Port Charlotte, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Port Charlotte (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Port Charlotte (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Charlotte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Charlotte is 1 in 189
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Charlotte is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Charlotte is 1 in 28

      Year Over Year Crime In Port Charlotte (per 100,000 people)

      Port Charlotte police department

      ItemPort CharlotteFloridaNational
      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
      Manasota Key, FL1,07874439513
      Grove City, FL1,998126749876
      Charlotte Park, FL2,3731529011,053
      Harbour Heights, FL3,1031931,1461,339
      Charlotte Harbor, FL3,7862141,2711,485
      Punta Gorda, FL17,721551,6361,691
      Cleveland, FL3,0292601,5391,799
      Port Charlotte, FL58,0015313,1493,680

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kokomo, IN58,0756302,4673,097
      White Plains, NY57,925168689857
      Ocala, FL57,8736814,8255,505
      Tonawanda, NY57,8441551,3331,488
      Tonawanda, NY57,8441821,6481,829
      Port Charlotte, FL58,0015313,1493,680
      Source: The Port Charlotte, 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.