Cape Coral, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,402
Total Crimes
1,237.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.06%
Below National Average
59 out of 293
In Florida
4,101 out of 9,891
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 1,237.0 per 100,000 people. That's -50.06% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -50.99% lower than the Florida total crime rate of 2,524.1 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
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
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 2,402 1,237.0 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 5 2.6 5.2 5.0
Robbery 36 18.5 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 169 87.0 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 226 116.4 378.4 366.7
Burglary 274 141.1 295.2 340.5
Larceny 1,739 895.5 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 163 83.9 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,176 1,120.6 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Cape Coral

226.0
Violent Crimes
116.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-68.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 859.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cape Coral each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cape Coral is 116.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.26% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -69.24% lower than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cape Coral

2,176.0
Property Crimes
1,120.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-46.89%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 89.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cape Coral each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cape Coral is 1,120.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -46.89% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -47.77% lower than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 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 85,127 2,438 2,864.0 2,293.0 570.9
Punta Gorda, FL 20,458 296 1,446.9 1,358.9 88.0
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