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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Tampa are the safest.
Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.
Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Tampa. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Tampa neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.
The Safest Neighborhoods In Tampa For 2022
So, which neighborhood is the safest in Tampa in 2022? That would be Hunters Green. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.
If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Tampa.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Tampa neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Tampa that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Tampa.
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The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Tampa For 2022
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 46
Property Crime Per 100k: 154
More on Hunters Green: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 103
Property Crime Per 100k: 276
More on Tampa Palms: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 105
Property Crime Per 100k: 280
More on Belmar Gardens: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 131
Property Crime Per 100k: 347
More on Palma Ceia: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 112
Property Crime Per 100k: 453
More on West Meadows: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 154
Property Crime Per 100k: 294
More on Virginia Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 114
Property Crime Per 100k: 447
More on Bayshore Beautiful: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 25
Property Crime Per 100k: 546
More on New Tampa: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 6
Property Crime Per 100k: 537
More on Beach Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 111
Property Crime Per 100k: 475
More on Ballast Point: Homes For Sale | Data
Methodology: How We Determined The Safest Tampa Hoods In 2022
You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Tampa.
To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:
- Total Crimes Per Capita
- Violent Crimes Per Capita
- Property Crimes Per Capita
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 71 in each category, where 1 was the safest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Tampa." We're lookin' at you, Hunters Green.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Tampa. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.
Summary: The Safest Places In Tampa
Looking at the data, you can tell that Hunters Green is as safe as they come, according to science and data.
But as most Florida residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.
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