Longboat Key, FL
Crime Rates



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Longboat Key, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Longboat Key is safer than 74% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Florida, only on the order of 7% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Longboat Key. If you live in Longboat Key, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 120. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Longboat Key has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key.

For Longboat Key, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Longboat Key than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3646, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the town, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Longboat Key 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 of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Longboat Key is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Longboat Key than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 124.

Longboat Key Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Longboat Key Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

59

61

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.27

8.09

8.37

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Longboat Key 0.27
Florida 4.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,646

in Longboat Key

1 in 245

in Florida

Longboat Key VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,292
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.27 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Longboat Key 8.09
Florida 25.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 124

in Longboat Key

1 in 40

in Florida

Longboat Key Property CRIMES

Population: 7,292
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 51 0
Rate per 1,000 1.10 6.99 0.00

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

Longboat Key Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Longboat Key 14
Florida 59