Apalachicola, FL
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Apalachicola, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Apalachicola has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Florida, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Apalachicola.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,281, Apalachicola has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Apalachicola does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Apalachicola.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Apalachicola 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 Apalachicola.

For Apalachicola, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Apalachicola than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2281, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Apalachicola is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Apalachicola, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 58 per one thousand population.

Apalachicola Crime Data

 

Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Apalachicola Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

133

134

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.44

58.31

58.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Apalachicola 0.44
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,281

in Apalachicola

1 in 217

in Florida

Apalachicola VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.44

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Apalachicola 58.31
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Apalachicola

1 in 36

in Florida

Apalachicola Property CRIMES

Population: 2,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 112 0
Rate per 1,000 9.21 49.10 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Apalachicola Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Apalachicola 59
Florida 64

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