Sanibel, FL
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Sanibel, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Sanibel is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sanibel is one in 82. Compared to communities within Florida, Sanibel‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 88% of the state's cities and towns.

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 1809, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sanibel; 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.

Sanibel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Sanibel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

84

88

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.55

11.61

12.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sanibel 0.55
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,809

in Sanibel

1 in 217

in Florida

Sanibel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,236
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.55

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Sanibel 11.61
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 86

in Sanibel

1 in 36

in Florida

Sanibel Property CRIMES

Population: 7,236
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 57 2
Rate per 1,000 3.45 7.88 0.28

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

Sanibel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sanibel 5
Florida 64

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