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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 2019 crime rate in Tampa, FL is 198 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Tampa crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 31 - an increase of 4 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Tampa has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Tampa, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Tampa:

198.1
Temple Terrace:

185.0
Oldsmar:

108.8
Safety Harbor:

80.0
Pinellas Park:

311.3
St. Petersburg:

321.4
Clearwater:

240.5
Kenneth City:

241.8
Dunedin:

91.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Tampa by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
25
(7.5)
28
(8.3)
27
(8.0)
20
(5.8)
27
(7.8)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
133
(40.1)
80
(23.7)
83
(24.6)
80
(23.2)
47
(13.5)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,211
(365.3)
1,205
(357.3)
1,056
(313.4)
909
(263.3)
684
(196.6)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,470
(745.1)
2,262
(670.8)
1,809
(536.9)
1,588
(460.0)
1,412
(405.9)
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)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4,451
(1,343)
4,221
(1,252)
4,098
(1,216)
3,501
(1,014)
3,131
(900.2)
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)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11,251
(3,394)
10,390
(3,081)
9,648
(2,864)
8,098
(2,346)
7,484
(2,152)
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)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,087
(931.3)
2,164
(641.7)
1,752
(520.0)
1,361
(394.2)
838
(240.9)
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)
Arson
(per 100,000)
45
(13.6)
73
(21.6)
131
(38.9)
150
(43.4)
107
(30.8)
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)
City-Data.com crime index610.1539.1478.4397.5334.9326.8300.3287.0273.4287.5242.5225.9197.0198.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 1,288 registered sex offenders living in Tampa, Florida as of June 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tampa is 293 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Tampa:

229.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Tampa:

226.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Tampa:

263.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Tampa:

275.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Tampa:

339.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Tampa:

311.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Tampa:

321.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Tampa:

324.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Tampa:

348.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Tampa:

330.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Tampa:

396.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Tampa:

465.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Tampa:

554.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Tampa:

610.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Tampa:

756.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Tampa:

638.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Tampa:

720.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Tampa:

791.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Tampa:

132.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

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:

323.8
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:

500.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Tampa:

577.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Tampa:

616.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Tampa:

596.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Tampa:

691.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Tampa:

735.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2019, including police officers: 1,215 (936 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Florida average:

2.14

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

2.41
Florida average:

2.08

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

2.49
Florida average:

2.17

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

2.53
Florida average:

2.38

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

2.63
Florida average:

2.41

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

2.71
Florida average:

2.45

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

2.73
Florida average:

2.46

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

2.79
Florida average:

2.39

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

2.74
Florida average:

2.45

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

2.79
Florida average:

2.48

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

2.91
Florida average:

2.48

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

2.92
Florida average:

2.47

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

3.24
Florida average:

2.54

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

3.25
Florida average:

2.40

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

3.19
Florida average:

2.53

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

3.14
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.