Plant City, FL
Crime Rates


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Plant City, FL crime analytics

With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Plant City 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 24. Within Florida, more than 78% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Plant City.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Plant City 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 Plant City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 206. 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 Plant City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Plant City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Plant City Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Plant City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Plant City 4.87
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 206

in Plant City

1 in 217

in Florida
Population: 37,406
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 13 43 124
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.35 1.15 3.31
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)

Plant City 37.19
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Plant City

1 in 36

in Florida
Plant City Property CRIMES
Population: 37,406
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 165 1,146 80
Rate per 1,000 4.41 30.64 2.14
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

Plant City Crimes Per Square Mile

Plant City 56
Florida 64