Altamonte Springs, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Altamonte Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Altamonte Springs is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Altamonte Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Altamonte Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Altamonte Springs to other communities of similar population, then Altamonte Springs crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Altamonte Springs does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Altamonte Springs does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Altamonte Springs.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Altamonte Springs occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Altamonte Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 413. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Altamonte Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Altamonte Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 31, which is a rate of 32 per one thousand population.

Altamonte Springs Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Altamonte Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    Altamonte Springs

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 413

in Altamonte Springs

1 in 264

in Florida

Altamonte Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,143
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 31 62
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.70 1.40


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 21
    Altamonte Springs

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Altamonte Springs

1 in 47

in Florida

Altamonte Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 44,143
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 111 1,212 85
Rate per 1,000 2.51 27.46 1.93

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Altamonte Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 28.3
    Altamonte Springs