Reported Annual Crime In Sanibel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanibel/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime61n/a (estimate)8132,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanibel/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape2n/a26.637.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.088.698.0
Assault3n/a40.0276.5248.9
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)67408383
Burglary9n/a119.9423.4430.4
Theft47n/a626.21,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0204.5237.4
Property crime56n/a (estimate)7462,5122,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Sanibel, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Sanibel, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Sanibel, FL is 72% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 70% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Sanibel, FL has 84% lower than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 83% lower than the national average. In property crime, Sanibel, FL is 70% lower than the average of Florida and is 68% lower than the national average.
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The Sanibel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sanibel as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sanibel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sanibel is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.23 daily crimes that occur in Sanibel.
  • Sanibel is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sanibel you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sanibel has decreased by 33%.

Compare Sanibel, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sanibel (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sanibel, FL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national scale. In Sanibel, FL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.59 times less than the Florida average and 3.38 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sanibel, FL is 6.12 times less than the Florida average and 5.75 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sanibel, FL has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.37 times less than the Florida average and 3.17 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sanibel (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Sanibel, FL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Sanibel, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Sanibel, FL is 96% safer than other cities of Florida and 85% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Florida cities and all around the United States, Sanibel, FL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Sanibel, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sanibel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sanibel is 1 in 1501
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sanibel is 1 in 135
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sanibel is 1 in 124
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sanibel, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Sanibel, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1501. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 135 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sanibel, FL is 1 in 124.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sanibel, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Sanibel, FL has increased by 20% and the rate of property crime in Sanibel, FL has decreased by 35%. The total crime rate in Sanibel, FL has decreased by 33% year to year.

Sanibel police department

ItemSanibelFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2831,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 28 Sanibel police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.1% less than the Florida average and 28.7% greater than the National average.

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
Punta Rassa, FL1,89057353410
Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801133817950
Pelican Bay, FL5,572133817950
Pine Island Center, FL1,7371549491,103
St. James City, FL3,6671599771,136
McGregor, FL7,7551599781,137
Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, FL3091651,0151,180
Sanibel, FL7,04467746813

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mead, WA7,0443043,1783,482
Savannah, TN7,0431,0827,3768,458
Huntingdon, PA7,0425021,0751,577
Marshall, MI7,0462851,6931,978
Pacific, WA7,042831,9562,039
Sanibel, FL7,04467746813
Source: The Sanibel, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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