The Villages, FL
Crime Rates




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The Villages, FL crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, The Villages is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Florida, only on the order of 6% of the communities have a lower crime rate than The Villages. If you live in The Villages, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 107. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to The Villages, and we found that the crime rate in The Villages is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means The Villages is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how The Villages 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 The Villages.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in The Villages 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 The Villages; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 494. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in The Villages is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in The Villages than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 137.

The Villages Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

The Villages Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

126

454

580

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.02

7.29

9.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
The Villages 2.02
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 494

in The Villages

1 in 217

in Florida

The Villages VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,250
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
The Villages 7.29
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 137

in The Villages

1 in 36

in Florida

The Villages Property CRIMES

Population: 62,250
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

The Villages Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
The Villages 18
Florida 64