Sebring, FL
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Sebring, FL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Sebring 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 19. Within Florida, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sebring.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 10,497, Sebring has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sebring does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Sebring.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sebring 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 Sebring.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sebring 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 Sebring; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 309. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Sebring experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sebring is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sebring, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 51 per one thousand population.

Sebring Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Sebring Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

532

566

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.24

50.68

53.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sebring 3.24
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 309

in Sebring

1 in 217

in Florida

Sebring VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,497
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 15 13
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.48 1.43 1.24

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
Sebring 50.68
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Sebring

1 in 36

in Florida

Sebring Property CRIMES

Population: 10,497
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 104 416 12
Rate per 1,000 9.91 39.63 1.14

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

Sebring Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sebring 35
Florida 64