Reported Annual Crime In Sweetwater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime601n/a (estimate)2,8862,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape1n/a4.837.841.7
Robbery10n/a48.088.698.0
Assault26n/a124.9276.5248.9
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)178408383
Burglary51n/a244.9423.4430.4
Theft461n/a2,213.81,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft52n/a249.7204.5237.4
Property crime564n/a (estimate)2,7082,5122,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Sweetwater, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Sweetwater, 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 Sweetwater, FL is 1% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 5% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Sweetwater, FL has 56% lower than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 54% lower than the national average. In property crime, Sweetwater, FL is 8% higher than the average of Florida and is 15% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sweetwater crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sweetwater is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.91 daily crimes that occur in Sweetwater.
  • Sweetwater is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sweetwater has decreased by 33%.

Compare Sweetwater, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sweetwater (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sweetwater, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Sweetwater, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.01 times less than the state average and 1.05 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Sweetwater, FL on a daily bases are 2.30 times less than than Florida average and 2.15 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sweetwater, FL are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Sweetwater (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Sweetwater, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sweetwater, FL has been ranked safer than 58% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Sweetwater, FL is safer than 43% 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sweetwater, FL is below 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 563
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 35
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sweetwater, FL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Sweetwater, FL, you have a 1 in 563 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater, FL is 1 in 35.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sweetwater, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Sweetwater, FL has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Sweetwater, FL has decreased by 34%, and the total amount of crime in Sweetwater, FL has decreased by 33% year to 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
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
Key Biscayne, FL12,935151,1661,181
Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871661,0251,191
Sunset, FL16,6021831,1241,306
Kendall, FL74,5591881,1561,343
West Miami, FL6,652521,3691,421
Palm Springs North, FL5,6712381,4621,700
North Bay Village, FL7,8611651,6071,772
Sweetwater, FL20,7181782,7082,886

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lockport, NY20,7225532,3462,899
Hanahan, SC20,7103021,6171,919
Liberal, KS20,7093251,4521,777
Lealman, FL20,7046233,8344,457
Piqua, OH20,7432573,9054,162
Sweetwater, FL20,7181782,7082,886
Source: The Sweetwater, 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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