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Total crime 88%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 89%
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 peopleTallahassee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,122n/a (estimate)4,6752,5242,489
Murder20n/a10.35.25.0
Rape197n/a101.039.442.6
Robbery252n/a129.275.581.6
Assault890n/a456.2258.3250.2
Violent crime1,359n/a (estimate)697378379
Burglary1,187n/a608.4295.2340.5
Theft5,897n/a3,022.51,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft679n/a348.0181.8219.9
Property crime7,763n/a (estimate)3,9792,1462,110

Key findings

  • Tallahassee crime rates are 88% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tallahassee are 84% higher than the national average
  • In Tallahassee you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tallahassee is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tallahassee has decreased by 11%

Tallahassee crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tallahassee (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Tallahassee, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Tallahassee are 1.85 times more than the Florida average and 1.88 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Tallahassee are 1.84 times more than than Florida and 1.84 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Tallahassee are 1.85 times more than than Florida and 1.89 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Tallahassee (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Tallahassee safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tallahassee is safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Tallahassee is safer than 6% 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 Tallahassee. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tallahassee is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tallahassee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tallahassee is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tallahassee is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tallahassee is 1 in 22
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tallahassee? In Tallahassee, you have a 1 in 144 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tallahassee, FL is 1 in 22.

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

      Determining whether Tallahassee is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Tallahassee violent crime rates have decreased by 5%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Tallahassee has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

      Tallahassee police department

      ItemTallahasseeFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)47431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.23.3
      There are a total of 474 Tallahassee police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the Florida average and 21.4% 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
      Woodville, FL2,6421891,0711,259
      Havana, FL1,8001183,4693,586
      Tallahassee, FL188,4666973,9794,675

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huntsville, AL188,9734752,4852,960
      Spring Valley, NV190,6616813,2023,883
      Grand Prairie, TX185,6312172,1022,319
      Salt Lake City, UT191,4467125,6576,370
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,8739114,2835,195
      Tallahassee, FL188,4666973,9794,675
      Source: The Tallahassee, 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.