Annual Crime In Winter Springs (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 peopleWinter Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime331n/a (estimate)8912,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinter Springs/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.75.25.0
Rape13n/a35.039.642.6
Robbery6n/a16.279.386.2
Assault37n/a99.6260.8246.8
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)153385381
Burglary56n/a150.8337.7376.0
Theft199n/a535.91,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft19n/a51.2193.3228.9
Property crime274n/a (estimate)7382,2822,200

Key findings

  • Winter Springs crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winter Springs are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Winter Springs you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winter Springs is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winter Springs has decreased by 37%

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Winter Springs, FL per 100,000 people. In Winter Springs, the total number of daily crimes is 2.99 times less than the Florida average and 2.89 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Winter Springs is 2.51 times less than the Florida average and 2.48 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Winter Springs has a daily crime rate that is 3.09 times less than the Florida average and 2.98 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Winter Springs (higher is better)

      How safe is Winter Springs, FL when compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Winter Springs is safer than 87% of the cities in Florida and 71% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Winter Springs. Overall, Winter Springs is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winter Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winter Springs is 1 in 652
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winter Springs is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winter Springs is 1 in 113
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Winter Springs? In Winter Springs, you have a 1 in 652 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 136. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Winter Springs, FL is 1 in 113.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Winter Springs is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Winter Springs has decreased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Winter Springs has decreased by 41%. The total crime rate in Winter Springs has decreased by 37% year to year.

      Winter Springs police department

      ItemWinter SpringsFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7831,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 78 Winter Springs police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.7% less than the Florida average and 29.3% 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
      Gotha, FL2,01260358418
      Geneva, FL2,61778462540
      Heathrow, FL6,157125742867
      Windermere, FL3,17558920978
      Chuluota, FL2,3921468651,011
      Oviedo, FL37,5451578921,049
      Lake Butler, FL18,3221579311,088
      Winter Springs, FL34,439153738891

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Four Corners, FL34,4484782,8343,312
      La Vergne, TN34,4514342,2672,701
      Norristown, PA34,4604031,4801,882
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395531,1671,220
      Pleasant Hill, CA34,3951624,4934,655
      Winter Springs, FL34,439153738891
      Source: The Winter Springs, 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.