Tarpon Springs, FL
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The crime rate in Tarpon Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Tarpon Springs is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Tarpon Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Tarpon Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 65% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Tarpon Springs 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 Tarpon Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 256. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Tarpon Springs's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Tarpon Springs 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 Tarpon Springs is one in 36.

Tarpon Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Tarpon Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

96

678

774

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.90

27.56

31.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tarpon Springs 3.90
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 256

in Tarpon Springs

1 in 217

in Florida

Tarpon Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,605
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 18 72
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.73 2.93

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
Tarpon Springs 27.56
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Tarpon Springs

1 in 36

in Florida

Tarpon Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 24,605
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 92 554 32
Rate per 1,000 3.74 22.52 1.30

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

Tarpon Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Tarpon Springs 73
Florida 64