Tavares, FL
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The crime rate in Tavares is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Tavares is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Tavares is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Tavares has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Tavares, 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 Tavares is one in 161.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Tavares's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Tavares 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 Tavares is one in 43.

Importantly, we found that Tavares 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 Tavares is one in 367.

Tavares Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Tavares Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

96

355

451

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.22

23.01

29.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tavares 6.22
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 161

in Tavares

1 in 217

in Florida
Tavares VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,430
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 4 90
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.26 5.83
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
Tavares 23.01
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Tavares

1 in 36

in Florida
Tavares Property CRIMES
Population: 15,430
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 139 174 42
Rate per 1,000 9.01 11.28 2.72
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

Tavares Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Tavares 41
Florida 64