Sanibel, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
48
Total Crimes
637.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-74.24%
Below National Average
18 out of 293
In Florida
1,981 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sanibel, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sanibel is 637.9 per 100,000 people. That's -74.24% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -74.73% 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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Sanibel SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
3
Safety
9
Amenities
6
Education
10
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sanibel
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 48 637.9 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 39.9 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 3 39.9 378.4 366.7
Burglary 3 39.9 295.2 340.5
Larceny 42 558.1 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 45 598.0 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sanibel

3.0
Violent Crimes
39.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-89.13%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,508.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sanibel each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sanibel is 39.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -89.13% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -89.46% lower than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sanibel

45.0
Property Crimes
598.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-71.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 167.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sanibel each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sanibel is 598.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -71.66% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -72.13% lower than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Sanibel 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 Sanibel

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cape Coral, FL 194,183 2,402 1,237.0 1,120.6 116.4
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