Reported Annual Crime In Tallahassee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTallahassee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,931n/a (estimate)5,6802,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTallahassee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder17n/a8.85.05.3
Rape190n/a98.737.841.7
Robbery348n/a180.888.698.0
Assault948n/a492.6276.5248.9
Violent crime1,503n/a (estimate)781408383
Burglary1,519n/a789.3423.4430.4
Theft7,165n/a3,722.91,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft744n/a386.6204.5237.4
Property crime9,428n/a (estimate)4,8992,5122,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Tallahassee, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Tallahassee, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Tallahassee, FL crime rates are 94% higher than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 107% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Tallahassee, FL has a rate that is 91% higher than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 104% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Tallahassee, FL is 95% higher than its state's mean, and 107% higher than the country's average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Tallahassee crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tallahassee is 107% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.56 daily crimes that occur in Tallahassee.
  • Tallahassee is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tallahassee you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tallahassee has decreased by 8%.

Compare Tallahassee, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Tallahassee (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Tallahassee, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Tallahassee, FL are 1.94 times more than the Florida average and 2.07 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Tallahassee, FL are 1.91 times more than than Florida and 2.04 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Tallahassee, FL are 1.95 times more than than Florida and 2.07 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Tallahassee (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Tallahassee, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tallahassee, FL has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Tallahassee, FL is safer than 5% 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tallahassee, FL 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 129
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tallahassee is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tallahassee is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tallahassee, 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 Tallahassee, FL, you have a 1 in 129 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 21. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tallahassee, FL is 1 in 18.

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

Determining whether Tallahassee, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Tallahassee, FL has decreased by 27% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Tallahassee, FL has decreased by 8% 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
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
Havana, FL1,8001751,0781,254
Woodville, FL2,6422041,2531,457
Tallahassee, FL188,4667814,8995,680

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Huntsville, AL188,9739054,7305,635
Spring Valley, NV190,6617673,6024,368
Grand Prairie, TX185,6312972,4352,732
Salt Lake City, UT191,4468798,0508,928
Sunrise Manor, NV192,8731,0264,8185,844
Tallahassee, FL188,4667814,8995,680
Source: The Tallahassee, 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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