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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleWinter Haven/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,268n/a (estimate)3,0002,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape31n/a73.339.642.6
Robbery27n/a63.979.386.2
Assault178n/a421.1260.8246.8
Violent crime236n/a (estimate)558385381
Burglary148n/a350.1337.7376.0
Theft797n/a1,885.61,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft87n/a205.8193.3228.9
Property crime1,032n/a (estimate)2,4422,2822,200

Key findings

  • Winter Haven crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winter Haven are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Winter Haven you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winter Haven is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winter Haven has decreased by 8%

Winter Haven crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Winter Haven (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Winter Haven, per 100,000 residents. In Winter Haven, the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times more than the Florida average and 1.16 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Winter Haven are 1.45 times more than the Florida average and 1.47 times more than the national average. For property crime, Winter Haven has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Florida average and 1.11 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Winter Haven (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Winter Haven in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Winter Haven safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Winter Haven being safer than 28% of cities in Florida and 16% 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 Winter Haven. In conclusion, Winter Haven ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winter Haven

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 180
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winter Haven is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Winter Haven? If you reside in Winter Haven, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 180. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 41 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Winter Haven, is 1 in 34.

      Year Over Year Crime In Winter Haven (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Winter Haven, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Winter Haven has increased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Winter Haven has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Winter Haven has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Winter Haven police department

      ItemWinter HavenFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.23.3
      There are a total of 107 Winter Haven police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.3% less than the Florida average and 5.3% 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
      Grenelefe, FL1,6471559191,073
      Crooked Lake Park, FL1,6651951,1561,351
      Babson Park, FL1,4091991,1811,380
      Polk City, FL2,1322071,2261,433
      Eagle Lake, FL2,4112101,2441,454
      Waverly, FL1,0252111,2511,462
      Loughman, FL3,0982151,2731,488
      Winter Haven, FL36,6695582,4423,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pleasant Grove, UT36,678731,0701,143
      Panama City, FL36,6546275,7616,388
      Hot Springs, AR36,7115247,0047,529
      Commack, NY36,625191786977
      New Albany, IN36,6224582,6143,072
      Winter Haven, FL36,6695582,4423,000
      Source: The Winter Haven, 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.