Sanford, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,624
Total Crimes
4,312.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
74.13%
Above National Average
250 out of 293
In Florida
8,929 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sanford, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sanford is 4,312.7 per 100,000 people. That's 74.13% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 70.86% higher 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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Sanford SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
7

How Does Sanford Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Sanford
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,624 4,312.7 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 2 3.3 5.2 5.0
Robbery 116 190.7 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 317 521.0 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 497 816.8 378.4 366.7
Burglary 315 517.7 295.2 340.5
Larceny 1,689 2,776.0 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 123 202.2 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,127 3,495.8 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sanford

497.0
Violent Crimes
816.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
122.76%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 122.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sanford each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sanford is 816.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 122.76% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 115.87% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sanford

2,127.0
Property Crimes
3,495.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
65.69%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sanford each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sanford is 3,495.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 65.69% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 62.92% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Sanford 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 Sanford

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Apopka, FL 55,072 2,137 3,880.4 3,506.3 374.1
Oviedo, FL 42,684 348 815.3 684.1 131.2
Winter Springs, FL 37,854 295 779.3 657.8 121.5
Winter Park, FL 31,494 829 2,632.2 2,410.0 222.3
Casselberry, FL 29,244 1,026 3,508.4 3,200.7 307.8
Maitland, FL 18,222 367 2,014.0 1,860.4 153.7
Lake Mary, FL 17,778 224 1,260.0 1,147.5 112.5
Longwood, FL 15,320 443 2,891.6 2,604.4 287.2
Orange, MA 7,643 115 1,504.6 1,216.8 287.8
Midway, FL 3,368 17 504.8 475.1 29.7
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