Winter Haven, FL
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Winter Haven, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Winter Haven has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Florida, more than 79% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Winter Haven.

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

For Winter Haven, 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 Winter Haven is one in 165.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Winter Haven's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven is one in 27.

Winter Haven Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Winter Haven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

228

1,381

1,609

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.05

36.64

42.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Winter Haven 6.05
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 165

in Winter Haven

1 in 217

in Florida

Winter Haven VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,689
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 19 41 167
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.50 1.09 4.43

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
Winter Haven 36.64
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Winter Haven

1 in 36

in Florida

Winter Haven Property CRIMES

Population: 37,689
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 273 1,033 75
Rate per 1,000 7.24 27.41 1.99

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

Winter Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Winter Haven 40
Florida 64