Arcadia, 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 Arcadia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Arcadia is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Arcadia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Arcadia has a crime rate that is higher than 55% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Arcadia compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Arcadia with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Arcadia's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Arcadia, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Arcadia is one in 151.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Arcadia experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Arcadia; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Arcadia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Arcadia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

55

106

161

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.62

12.75

19.36

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
6.62
3.78
National Median: 4
    Arcadia
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 151

in Arcadia

1 in 264

in Florida

Arcadia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,314
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 2 7 43
Rate per 1,000 0.36 0.24 0.84 5.17

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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
12.75
21.46
National Median: 21
    Arcadia
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Arcadia

1 in 47

in Florida

Arcadia Property CRIMES

Population: 8,314
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 70 6
Rate per 1,000 3.61 8.42 0.72

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

Arcadia Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
39
52
National Median: 28.3
    Arcadia
    Florida

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