Starke, FL
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The crime rate in Starke is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Starke is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Starke is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Starke has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Starke, 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 Starke is one in 120.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Starke's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Starke 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 Starke is one in 47.

Starke Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Starke Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

116

161

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.34

21.49

29.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Starke 8.34
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 120

in Starke

1 in 217

in Florida

Starke VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,397
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 10 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 1.85 6.11

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
Starke 21.49
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Starke

1 in 36

in Florida

Starke Property CRIMES

Population: 5,397
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 104 6
Rate per 1,000 1.11 19.27 1.11

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

Starke Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Starke 22
Florida 64