Tampa, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
8,145
Total Crimes
2,033.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.89%
Below National Average
126 out of 293
In Florida
6,202 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Tampa, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Tampa is 2,033.7 per 100,000 people. That's -17.89% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -19.43% 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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Tampa SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Tampa
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 8,145 2,033.7 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 31 7.7 5.2 5.0
Robbery 285 71.2 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,186 296.1 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 1,622 405.0 378.4 366.7
Burglary 1,022 255.2 295.2 340.5
Larceny 4,978 1,242.9 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 523 130.6 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 6,523 1,628.7 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Tampa

1,622.0
Violent Crimes
405.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
10.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 246.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Tampa each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Tampa is 405.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 10.44% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 7.03% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Tampa

6,523.0
Property Crimes
1,628.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-22.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Tampa each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Tampa is 1,628.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -22.81% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -24.09% lower than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Tampa 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 Tampa

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pinellas Park, FL 53,589 2,244 4,187.4 3,803.0 384.4
Temple Terrace, FL 26,725 636 2,379.8 2,114.1 265.7
Safety Harbor, FL 18,178 182 1,001.2 907.7 93.5
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