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Wesley Chapel, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Wesley Chapel is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 82% of the communities in Florida, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Wesley Chapel is one in 119 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Wesley Chapel, and we found that the crime rate in Wesley Chapel is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wesley Chapel's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Wesley Chapel is one in 618.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 147.

Wesley Chapel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Wesley Chapel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

105

440

545

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.62

6.78

8.40

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.62
3.87
National Median: 4
    Wesley Chapel
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 618

in Wesley Chapel

1 in 258

in Florida

Wesley Chapel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 64,866
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.78
17.85
National Median: 19
    Wesley Chapel
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 147

in Wesley Chapel

1 in 56

in Florida

Wesley Chapel Property CRIMES

Population: 64,866
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Wesley Chapel Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
12
45
National Median: 26.9
    Wesley Chapel
    Florida