Chiefland, FL
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Chiefland, FL crime analytics

With a crime rate of 107 per one thousand residents, Chiefland 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 9. Within Florida, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Chiefland.

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 2,218, Chiefland has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Chiefland 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 Chiefland.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Chiefland 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 Chiefland; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 370. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Chiefland is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Chiefland, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 10, which is a rate of 105 per one thousand population.

Chiefland Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 0% of U.S. Cities

Chiefland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Chiefland 2.71
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 370

in Chiefland

1 in 217

in Florida
Population: 2,218
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.71
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)

Chiefland 104.60
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 10

in Chiefland

1 in 36

in Florida
Chiefland Property CRIMES
Population: 2,218
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 112 119 1
Rate per 1,000 50.50 53.65 0.45
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

Chiefland Crimes Per Square Mile

Chiefland 38
Florida 64

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