Largo, FL
Crime Rates



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Largo, 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 Largo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Largo is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Largo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Largo has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Largo 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 Largo; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 232. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Largo's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Largo 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 Largo is one in 30.

Largo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Largo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

365

2,856

3,221

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.31

33.70

38.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Largo 4.31
Florida 4.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 232

in Largo

1 in 245

in Florida

Largo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 84,754
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 71 97 196
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.84 1.14 2.31

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
Largo 33.70
Florida 25.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Largo

1 in 40

in Florida

Largo Property CRIMES

Population: 84,754
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 310 2,315 231
Rate per 1,000 3.66 27.31 2.73

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

Largo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Largo 175
Florida 59