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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 46%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaft/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,337 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)200 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,137 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Taft crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Taft are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Taft you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Taft is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Taft has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Taft (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Taft

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Taft is 1 in 500
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Taft is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Taft is 1 in 75

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

      Taft police department

      ItemTaftFloridaNational
      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
      Gotha, FL2,01259337396
      Lake Mary Jane, FL1,59996545641
      Bay Hill, FL4,86398557656
      Celebration, FL8,410133753886
      Doctor Phillips, FL10,878144818962
      Lake Butler, FL18,3221548761,030
      Windermere, FL3,1751959201,115
      Taft, FL1,8172001,1371,337

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Charlotte Hall, MD1,8172078891,095
      Lakeside, TX1,8171861,6111,797
      Colfax, LA1,8172961,7042,000
      Valley Hill, NC1,81685540625
      Butler, WI1,8161113,5973,708
      Taft, FL1,8172001,1371,337
      Source: The Taft, 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.