St. Cloud, FL
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St. Cloud, 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 St. Cloud is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 St. Cloud is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, St. Cloud is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, St. Cloud has a crime rate that is higher than 43% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in St. Cloud compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared St. Cloud with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether St. Cloud's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how St. Cloud 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 St. Cloud.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in St. Cloud 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 St. Cloud; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 397. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. Cloud's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes St. Cloud 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 St. Cloud is one in 54.

St. Cloud Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

St. Cloud Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

114

845

959

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

18.65

21.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Cloud 2.52
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 397

in St. Cloud

1 in 217

in Florida

St. Cloud VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 45,298
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 12 12 89
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.26 0.26 1.96

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
St. Cloud 18.65
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in St. Cloud

1 in 36

in Florida

St. Cloud Property CRIMES

Population: 45,298
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 179 638 28
Rate per 1,000 3.95 14.08 0.62

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

St. Cloud Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Cloud 54
Florida 64