Monticello, FL
Crime Rates


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Monticello, 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

The crime rate in Monticello is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Monticello is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Monticello is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Monticello has a crime rate that is higher than 38% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Monticello, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Monticello is one in 121.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Monticello; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Monticello Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Monticello Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Monticello 8.30
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 121

in Monticello

1 in 217

in Florida


Population: 2,411
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.30


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)

Monticello 11.61
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 86

in Monticello

1 in 36

in Florida

Monticello Property CRIMES

Population: 2,411
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 9 0
Rate per 1,000 7.88 3.73 0.00

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

Monticello Crimes Per Square Mile

Monticello 12
Florida 64

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