Fort Myers Beach, FL
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Fort Myers Beach, 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

Fort Myers Beach has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Myers Beach is 1 in 61. How does Fort Myers Beach fare compared to other communities in Florida of all population sizes? Fort Myers Beach's crime rate is lower than approximately 75% of Florida communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Fort Myers Beach has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fort Myers Beach is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fort Myers Beach 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 Fort Myers Beach.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fort Myers Beach 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 Fort Myers Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 436. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fort Myers Beach; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fort Myers Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Fort Myers Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

98

114

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.29

14.03

16.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Myers Beach 2.29
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 436

in Fort Myers Beach

1 in 217

in Florida

Fort Myers Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,983
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Fort Myers Beach 14.03
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Fort Myers Beach

1 in 36

in Florida

Fort Myers Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 6,983
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Fort Myers Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Myers Beach 39
Florida 64