Sanibel, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Sanibel is safer than 77% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Florida, only on the order of 6% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sanibel. If you live in Sanibel, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 154. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40.

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

For Sanibel, 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 Sanibel than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2467, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sanibel 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 Sanibel than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 164.

Sanibel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Sanibel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

45

48

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.41

6.08

6.49

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.41
3.78
National Median: 4
    Sanibel
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,467

in Sanibel

1 in 264

in Florida

Sanibel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,401
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.41

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.08
21.46
National Median: 21
    Sanibel
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 164

in Sanibel

1 in 47

in Florida

Sanibel Property CRIMES

Population: 7,401
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 42 0
Rate per 1,000 0.41 5.67 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Sanibel Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
52
National Median: 28.3
    Sanibel
    Florida

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