Kissimmee, FL
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Kissimmee, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in Kissimmee is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Kissimmee is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Kissimmee is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Kissimmee has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Kissimmee to other communities of similar population, then Kissimmee crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Kissimmee 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 Kissimmee 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 Kissimmee.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kissimmee 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 Kissimmee; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 200. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 Kissimmee 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.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kissimmee's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Kissimmee a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Kissimmee is one in 34.

Kissimmee Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Kissimmee Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

355

2,105

2,460

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.99

29.60

34.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kissimmee 4.99
Florida 4.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 200

in Kissimmee

1 in 245

in Florida

Kissimmee VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 71,104
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 32 88 228
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.45 1.24 3.21

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kissimmee 29.60
Florida 25.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Kissimmee

1 in 40

in Florida

Kissimmee Property CRIMES

Population: 71,104
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 314 1,634 157
Rate per 1,000 4.42 22.98 2.21

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Kissimmee Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kissimmee 112
Florida 59