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Crime rate in Tampa, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Tampa, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Tampa, FL

The 2022 crime rate in Tampa, FL is 228 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 79.4% U.S. cities. The 2022 Tampa crime rate rose by 31% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 43 - an increase of 3 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Tampa has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Tampa, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Tampa:

227.8
Temple Terrace:

225.1
Oldsmar:

57.2
Safety Harbor:

32.5
Pinellas Park:

240.0
St. Petersburg:

296.7
Clearwater:

220.2
Kenneth City:

150.8
Dunedin:

45.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Tampa by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(5.8)
27
(8.0)
28
(8.2)
23
(6.6)
28
(8.0)
28
(7.8)
34
(9.3)
29
(7.7)
39
(10.1)
27
(6.9)
31
(7.7)
41
(10.1)
40
(9.6)
43
(11.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
80
(23.2)
47
(14.0)
58
(17.0)
43
(12.3)
78
(22.2)
62
(17.4)
77
(21.1)
80
(21.3)
121
(31.5)
100
(25.4)
120
(30.0)
101
(24.8)
96
(23.1)
133
(34.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
909
(263.3)
684
(203.7)
587
(172.5)
573
(163.4)
580
(165.1)
514
(143.9)
671
(184.1)
488
(129.8)
406
(105.6)
332
(84.5)
285
(71.2)
325
(79.8)
225
(54.2)
315
(80.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,588
(460.0)
1,412
(420.6)
1,555
(457.0)
1,523
(434.2)
1,411
(401.6)
1,476
(413.3)
1,516
(416.0)
1,309
(348.2)
1,219
(317.2)
1,139
(289.9)
1,186
(296.1)
1,652
(405.5)
1,351
(325.2)
1,447
(370.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,501
(1,014)
3,131
(932.7)
2,718
(798.7)
2,476
(705.9)
1,950
(555.1)
1,820
(509.6)
1,833
(503.0)
1,477
(392.9)
1,235
(321.3)
1,047
(266.4)
1,022
(255.2)
925
(227.1)
522
(125.7)
756
(193.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8,098
(2,346)
7,484
(2,229)
7,042
(2,069)
6,864
(1,957)
6,320
(1,799)
6,355
(1,779)
5,937
(1,629)
5,695
(1,515)
4,900
(1,275)
5,069
(1,290)
4,978
(1,243)
3,993
(980.2)
3,758
(904.6)
5,064
(1,298)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,361
(394.2)
838
(249.6)
633
(186.0)
607
(173.1)
553
(157.4)
495
(138.6)
596
(163.6)
628
(167.1)
567
(147.5)
460
(117.1)
523
(130.6)
643
(157.8)
499
(120.1)
710
(182.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
150
(43.4)
107
(31.9)
102
(30.0)
84
(23.9)
81
(23.1)
43
(12.0)
54
(14.8)
62
(16.5)
39
(10.1)
41
(10.4)
38
(9.5)
60
(14.7)
27
(6.5)
36
(9.2)
City-Data.com crime index397.5347.0326.8300.3287.0273.4287.5242.5225.9197.0198.1212.7173.6227.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 1,349 registered sex offenders living in Tampa, Florida as of April 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tampa is 280 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Tampa:

281.9
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Tampa:

232.1
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Tampa:

287.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Tampa:

229.1
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Tampa:

226.4
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Tampa:

263.2
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Tampa:

275.7
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Tampa:

339.9
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Tampa:

311.7
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Tampa:

321.5
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Tampa:

324.2
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Tampa:

348.2
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Tampa:

342.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Tampa:

396.4
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Tampa:

465.9
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Tampa:

421.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Tampa:

464.4
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Tampa:

575.4
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Tampa:

131.0
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Tampa:

88.4
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Tampa:

118.1
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Tampa:

132.8
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Tampa:

135.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Tampa:

150.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Tampa:

179.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Tampa:

206.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Tampa:

211.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Tampa:

224.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Tampa:

265.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Tampa:

291.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Tampa:

335.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Tampa:

379.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Tampa:

464.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Tampa:

380.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Tampa:

439.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Tampa:

469.4
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 1,177 (919 officers - 758 male; 161 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Florida average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 1,181 (926 officers - 769 male; 157 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Florida average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1,215 (936 officers - 777 male; 159 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,206 (946 officers - 783 male; 163 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Florida average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1,213 (956 officers - 794 male; 162 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1,212 (951 officers - 793 male; 158 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Florida average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1,222 (960 officers - 804 male; 156 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1,216 (966 officers - 813 male; 153 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Florida average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,205 (952 officers - 798 male; 154 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,225 (959 officers - 806 male; 153 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,219 (948 officers - 793 male; 155 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,245 (952 officers - 799 male; 153 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,242 (964 officers - 807 male; 157 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,293 (979 officers - 824 male; 155 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,311 (983 officers - 824 male; 159 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,330 (983 officers - 825 male; 158 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,311 (985 officers - 822 male; 163 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,296 (967 officers - 811 male; 156 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,272 (954 officers - 801 male; 153 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Tampa, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33602, 33603, 33605, 33606, 33607, 33609, 33611, 33615, 33616, 33620, 33621, 33629, 33634, 33635.