Annual Crime In Tavares (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTavares/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime298n/a (estimate)1,7212,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTavares/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.85.25.0
Rape7n/a40.439.642.6
Robbery8n/a46.279.386.2
Assault32n/a184.8260.8246.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)277385381
Burglary95n/a548.6337.7376.0
Theft152n/a877.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a17.3193.3228.9
Property crime250n/a (estimate)1,4442,2822,200

Key findings

  • Tavares crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tavares are 27% lower than the national average
  • In Tavares you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tavares is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tavares has decreased by 28%

Tavares crime map

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Compare Tavares, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Tavares (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Tavares, FL per 100,000 people. In Tavares, the total number of daily crimes is 1.55 times less than the Florida average and 1.50 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Tavares is 1.39 times less than the Florida average and 1.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Tavares has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the Florida average and 1.52 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Tavares (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Tavares, FL in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Tavares to other cities in the state and across the country, Tavares is 57% safer than other cities of Florida and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. Tavares has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tavares

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tavares is 1 in 361
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tavares is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tavares is 1 in 59
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Tavares, FL? If you reside in Tavares, then there is a 1 in 361 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 70. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 59 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tavares.

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

      Determining whether Tavares is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Tavares violent crime rates have decreased by 32%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 27% year over year. Total crimes for Tavares has decreased by 28% in the same time frame.

      Tavares police department

      ItemTavaresFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3631,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.23.3
      There are a total of 36 Tavares police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.6% less than the Florida average and 22.7% 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
      Tangerine, FL2,536101600701
      Silver Lake, FL1,587120708828
      Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,222851,1051,190
      Yalaha, FL8811821,0811,264
      Astatula, FL1,6291881,1151,303
      Lake Kathryn, FL1,0772161,2811,497
      Lady Lake, FL14,5011031,4631,566
      Tavares, FL14,9652771,4441,721

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dumas, TX14,9631491,7511,900
      Ripon, CA14,971631,4171,480
      Cloverly, MD14,9752561,1091,365
      Parlier, CA14,9537232,1822,904
      Washougal, WA14,9871571,5741,731
      Tavares, FL14,9652771,4441,721
      Source: The Tavares, 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.