Cape Coral, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,385
Total Crimes
1,195.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.04%
Below National Average
64 out of 292
In Florida
3,795 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Cape Coral, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Cape Coral is 1,195.5 per 100,000 people. That's -49.04% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -44.47% lower than the Florida total crime rate of 2,153.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Cape Coral SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
6

How Does Cape Coral Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Cape Coral
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,385 1,195.5 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 0.5 5.9 6.5
Robbery 20 10.0 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 216 108.3 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 255 127.8 383.6 387.8
Burglary 305 152.9 240.6 314.2
Larceny 1,692 848.1 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 133 66.7 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 2,130 1,067.7 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Cape Coral

255
Violent Crimes
127.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-67.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 782.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cape Coral each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cape Coral is 127.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.04% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -66.68% lower than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cape Coral

2,130
Property Crimes
1,067.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-45.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 93.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cape Coral each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cape Coral is 1,067.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -45.48% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -39.66% lower than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Cape Coral Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Cape Coral

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fort Myers, FL 90,380 2,166 2,396.5 1,879.8 516.7
Punta Gorda, FL 20,766 286 1,377.3 1,309.8 67.4
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