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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTarpon Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime581n/a (estimate)2,2692,6672,580
Murder2n/a7.85.25.0
Rape10n/a39.139.642.6
Robbery4n/a15.679.386.2
Assault35n/a136.7260.8246.8
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)199385381
Burglary43n/a167.9337.7376.0
Theft462n/a1,804.51,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft25n/a97.6193.3228.9
Property crime530n/a (estimate)2,0702,2822,200

Key findings

  • Tarpon Springs crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tarpon Springs are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Tarpon Springs you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tarpon Springs is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tarpon Springs has decreased by 15%

Tarpon Springs crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tarpon Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Tarpon Springs, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Tarpon Springs are 1.18 times less than the Florida average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Tarpon Springs are 1.93 times less than than Florida and 1.91 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Tarpon Springs are 1.10 times less than than Florida and 1.06 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Tarpon Springs (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Tarpon Springs in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Tarpon Springs safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Tarpon Springs being safer than 57% of cities in Florida and 46% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Tarpon Springs. In conclusion, Tarpon Springs ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tarpon Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 503
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tarpon Springs is 1 in 45
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Tarpon Springs, Florida you have a 1 in 503 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Tarpon Springs.

      Year Over Year Crime In Tarpon Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Tarpon Springs, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Tarpon Springs has decreased by 42%, while the property crime rate in Tarpon Springs has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tarpon Springs has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Tarpon Springs police department

      ItemTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.23.3
      There are a total of 61 Tarpon Springs police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.5% less than the Florida average and 21.3% 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
      Bear Creek, FL1,95971420491
      Key Vista, FL1,666119707826
      Quail Ridge, FL1,590135800935
      Greenbriar, FL2,7641518961,047
      Keystone, FL23,8501629581,120
      Westchase, FL22,9991629581,120
      East Lake, FL32,0461669861,152
      Tarpon Springs, FL24,2441992,0702,269

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vero Beach South, FL24,2344512,6763,127
      Staunton, VA24,2341872,4732,660
      Selma, CA24,2289612,9023,863
      Rockville Centre, NY24,262147605752
      Fairland, MD24,2015062,1922,697
      Tarpon Springs, FL24,2441992,0702,269
      Source: The Tarpon Springs, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.