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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleSweetwater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)1,6902,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery8n/a37.879.386.2
Assault9n/a42.5260.8246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)80385381
Burglary18n/a85.0337.7376.0
Theft297n/a1,402.21,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft26n/a122.8193.3228.9
Property crime341n/a (estimate)1,6102,2822,200

Key findings

  • Sweetwater crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sweetwater are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sweetwater is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 41%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sweetwater (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sweetwater on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Sweetwater (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.58 times less than the state average and 1.53 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Sweetwater on a daily basis are 4.80 times less than than Florida average and 4.74 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sweetwater are 1.42 times less than the daily state average and 1.37 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Sweetwater (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Sweetwater safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sweetwater is safer than 79% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Sweetwater is safer than 65% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Sweetwater. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sweetwater is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sweetwater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 1246
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 60
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sweetwater? In Sweetwater, you have a 1 in 1246 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater, FL is 1 in 60.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sweetwater, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 55%, the amount of property crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 41%, and the total amount of crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 41% year over year.

      Sweetwater police department

      ItemSweetwaterFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 47 Sweetwater police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.4% less than the Florida average and 30.2% 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
      Key Biscayne, FL12,93538677714
      West Miami, FL6,6521309191,049
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871579311,088
      Sunset, FL16,6021721,0211,193
      Kendall, FL74,5591771,0501,227
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,7351211,2471,368
      Palm Springs North, FL5,6712241,3281,553
      Sweetwater, FL20,718801,6101,690

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lockport, NY20,7225422,2312,774
      Hanahan, SC20,7102301,3281,558
      Liberal, KS20,7096033,6214,224
      Lealman, FL20,7045883,4834,071
      Piqua, OH20,7432143,8284,042
      Sweetwater, FL20,718801,6101,690
      Source: The Sweetwater, 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.