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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleVenice/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime303n/a (estimate)1,2772,5242,489
Murder1n/a4.25.25.0
Rape1n/a4.239.442.6
Robbery3n/a12.675.581.6
Assault15n/a63.2258.3250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)84378379
Burglary30n/a126.4295.2340.5
Theft242n/a1,020.01,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft11n/a46.4181.8219.9
Property crime283n/a (estimate)1,1932,1462,110

Key findings

  • Venice crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Venice are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Venice you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Venice is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Venice has decreased by 14%

Venice crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Venice (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Venice on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Venice (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.98 times less than the state average and 1.95 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Venice on a daily basis are 4.49 times less than than Florida average and 4.50 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Venice are 1.80 times less than the daily state average and 1.77 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Venice (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Venice to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Venice safe? The gauges above illustrate that Venice is safer than 83% of every city located within Florida along with 71% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Venice, FL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Venice

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Venice is 1 in 1187
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Venice is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Venice is 1 in 79
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Venice, Florida you have a 1 in 1187 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 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Venice.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Venice, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Venice has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Venice has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Venice has decreased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Venice police department

      ItemVeniceFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6031,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.23.3
      There are a total of 60 Venice police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Florida average and 12.9% 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
      Manasota Key, FL1,07873413485
      Osprey, FL6,561123698821
      Siesta Key, FL5,782123698821
      South Sarasota, FL5,032123698821
      Grove City, FL1,998124705829
      Vamo, FL4,8242021,1451,346
      Nokomis, FL3,4312141,2121,426
      Venice, FL21,722841,1931,277

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Geneva, IL21,73273662735
      Chillicothe, OH21,7484757,2687,743
      Farragut, TN21,6902501,1141,364
      Tumwater, WA21,6843022,6812,983
      Saginaw, TX21,6801851,6771,862
      Venice, FL21,722841,1931,277
      Source: The Venice, 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.