New Port Richey, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in New Port Richey is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 New Port Richey is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, New Port Richey is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, New Port Richey has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For New Port Richey, 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 New Port Richey is one in 143.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Port Richey's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes New Port Richey 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 New Port Richey is one in 39.

New Port Richey Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

New Port Richey Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

117

434

551

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.99

25.94

32.94

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
6.99
3.87
National Median: 4
    New Port Richey
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 143

in New Port Richey

1 in 258

in Florida

New Port Richey VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,728
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 20 21 76
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.20 1.26 4.54

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
25.94
17.85
National Median: 19
    New Port Richey
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in New Port Richey

1 in 56

in Florida

New Port Richey Property CRIMES

Population: 16,728
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 82 316 36
Rate per 1,000 4.90 18.89 2.15

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

New Port Richey Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
120
45
National Median: 26.9
    New Port Richey
    Florida