Reported Annual Crime In Wildwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWildwood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)2,9452,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWildwood/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.85.05.3
Rape2n/a25.637.841.7
Robbery6n/a76.888.698.0
Assault35n/a448.1276.5248.9
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)563408383
Burglary68n/a870.7423.4430.4
Theft107n/a1,370.01,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a140.8204.5237.4
Property crime186n/a (estimate)2,3822,5122,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wildwood, FL. The total number of reported crimes in Wildwood, FL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Wildwood, FL crime rate is 1% higher than the Florida average and is 7% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wildwood, FL has a violent crime rate that is 38% higher than the Florida average and 47% higher than the national average. For property crime, Wildwood, FL is 5% lower than the Florida average and 1% higher than the national average.
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The Wildwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wildwood 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 Wildwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wildwood is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.07 daily crimes that occur in Wildwood.
  • Wildwood is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wildwood you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wildwood has decreased by 18%.

Compare Wildwood, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wildwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wildwood, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Wildwood, FL total amount of daily offenses is 1.01 times more than the Florida average and 1.07 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wildwood, FL is 1.38 times more than the Florida average, and it is 1.47 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wildwood, FL has a daily crime figure that is 1.05 times less than the Florida average and 1.01 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wildwood (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wildwood, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wildwood, FL ranks safer than 31% of every city located within Florida along with 18% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Wildwood, FL. As a result, Wildwood, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wildwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wildwood is 1 in 178
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wildwood is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wildwood is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Wildwood, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Wildwood, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 178. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 42 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Wildwood, FL is 1 in 34.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wildwood, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Wildwood, FL has decreased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Wildwood, FL has decreased by 15%, and the total amount of crime in Wildwood, FL has decreased by 18% year to year.

Wildwood police department

ItemWildwoodFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3031,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 30 Wildwood police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.7% less than the Florida average and 29.2% greater 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
Center Hill, FL1,0510211211
Silver Lake, FL1,587127780906
Yalaha, FL8811931,1901,384
The Villages, FL69,4572411,4851,727
Lady Lake, FL14,5011391,6761,815
Fruitland Park, FL4,6862331,6161,849
Lake Panasoffkee, FL3,3762751,6941,969
Wildwood, FL6,7765632,3822,945

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Landen, OH6,7761441,1671,310
King, NC6,7772413,8184,059
St. Joseph, MN6,77574871945
Warwick, NY6,7772821,1971,480
Westmere, NY6,7782751,1641,439
Wildwood, FL6,7765632,3822,945
Source: The Wildwood, 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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