Largo, FL
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With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Largo 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 22. Within Florida, more than 84% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Largo.

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 197. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Largo is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Largo, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Largo has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Largo is one in 368.

Largo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Largo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

411

3,306

3,717

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.07

40.81

45.89

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Largo 5.07
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 197

in Largo

1 in 217

in Florida

Largo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 81,000
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 67 117 225
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.83 1.44 2.78

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
Largo 40.81
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Largo

1 in 36

in Florida

Largo Property CRIMES

Population: 81,000
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 506 2,580 220
Rate per 1,000 6.25 31.85 2.72

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

Largo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Largo 202
Florida 64