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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 28%
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 peopleTavares/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime320n/a (estimate)1,7822,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape8n/a44.539.442.6
Robbery4n/a22.375.581.6
Assault35n/a194.9258.3250.2
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)262378379
Burglary79n/a439.8295.2340.5
Theft166n/a924.21,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft28n/a155.9181.8219.9
Property crime273n/a (estimate)1,5202,1462,110

Key findings

  • Tavares crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tavares are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Tavares you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tavares is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tavares has increased by 4%

Tavares crime map

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

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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 1.42 times less than the Florida average and 1.40 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Tavares is 1.45 times less than the Florida average and 1.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Tavares has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times less than the Florida average and 1.39 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Tavares (higher is better)

      Is Tavares safe 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 55% safer than other cities of Florida and 45% 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 383
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tavares is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tavares is 1 in 57
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Tavares, Florida? If you reside in Tavares, then there is a 1 in 383 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 66. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 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 5%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Tavares has increased by 4% 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
      Astatula, FL1,629143478622
      Tangerine, FL2,53699564664
      Silver Lake, FL1,587117666783
      Yalaha, FL8811791,0171,196
      Fruitland Park, FL4,6862191,0431,262
      Lake Kathryn, FL1,0772121,2051,417
      Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,2222531,2661,519
      Tavares, FL14,9652621,5201,782

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dumas, TX14,9631751,7631,938
      Ripon, CA14,971811,5401,621
      Cloverly, MD14,9752481,0641,312
      Parlier, CA14,9534031,1641,567
      Washougal, WA14,9871471,4411,588
      Tavares, FL14,9652621,5201,782
      Source: The Tavares, 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.