Springfield, FL
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Springfield, 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

The crime rate in Springfield 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 Springfield is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Springfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Springfield has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Springfield, 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 Springfield is one in 148.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Springfield's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Springfield 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 Springfield is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Springfield has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Springfield is one in 378.

Springfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

64

252

316

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.78

26.69

33.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 6.78
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 148

in Springfield

1 in 217

in Florida

Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,442
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 6 51
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.74 0.64 5.40

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
Springfield 26.69
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Springfield

1 in 36

in Florida

Springfield Property CRIMES

Population: 9,442
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 47 180 25
Rate per 1,000 4.98 19.06 2.65

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

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Springfield 69
Florida 64

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