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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 50%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime244n/a (estimate)1,1222,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery4n/a18.475.581.6
Assault12n/a55.2258.3250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)74378379
Burglary2n/a9.2295.2340.5
Theft209n/a961.11,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft17n/a78.2181.8219.9
Property crime228n/a (estimate)1,0482,1462,110

Key findings

  • Sweetwater crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sweetwater are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sweetwater is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 34%

Sweetwater crime map

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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 2.25 times less than the state average and 2.22 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Sweetwater on a daily basis are 5.14 times less than than Florida average and 5.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sweetwater are 2.05 times less than the daily state average and 2.01 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 88% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Sweetwater is safer than 76% 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 1360
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 90
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sweetwater? In Sweetwater, you have a 1 in 1360 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 96. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater, FL is 1 in 90.

      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 8%, the amount of property crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 35%, and the total amount of crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 34% 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
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871548761,030
      El Portal, FL2,507811,0081,089
      Sunset, FL16,6021699601,129
      Biscayne Park, FL3,2031899471,136
      Kendall, FL74,5591749871,161
      West Miami, FL6,6521441,1121,256
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935381,3211,359
      Sweetwater, FL20,718741,0481,122

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lockport, NY20,7225562,1282,684
      Hanahan, SC20,7102041,2811,485
      Liberal, KS20,7095653,1813,746
      Lealman, FL20,7045773,2753,852
      Piqua, OH20,7432143,8284,042
      Sweetwater, FL20,718741,0481,122
      Source: The Sweetwater, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.