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


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

Crime rate in Tarpon Springs, FL

The 2022 crime rate in Tarpon Springs, FL is 60 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 34.1% U.S. cities. The 2022 Tarpon Springs crime rate fell by 51% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Tarpon Springs has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Tarpon Springs, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Tarpon Springs:

60.4
New Port Richey:

306.4
Dunedin:

45.5
Oldsmar:

57.2
Port Richey:

396.9
Safety Harbor:

32.5
Clearwater:

220.2
Belleair:

19.3
Belleair Bluffs:

48.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Tarpon Springs by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
7
(29.4)
3
(12.6)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(42.3)
4
(17.0)
2
(8.4)
6
(25.2)
9
(37.9)
4
(16.7)
6
(24.6)
14
(56.4)
17
(67.7)
10
(39.1)
14
(54.2)
23
(89.1)
11
(42.6)
3
(11.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
40
(169.3)
40
(170.3)
14
(58.8)
33
(138.5)
24
(101.2)
20
(83.5)
18
(73.7)
15
(60.4)
16
(63.7)
4
(15.6)
10
(38.7)
13
(50.4)
8
(31.0)
3
(11.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
139
(588.3)
113
(481.2)
97
(407.5)
99
(415.5)
66
(278.2)
80
(333.8)
72
(294.7)
74
(298.0)
53
(211.1)
35
(136.7)
75
(290.2)
73
(282.7)
32
(123.8)
22
(84.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
157
(664.5)
146
(621.7)
173
(726.8)
98
(411.3)
115
(484.8)
114
(475.7)
92
(376.6)
60
(241.6)
62
(247.0)
43
(167.9)
70
(270.9)
34
(131.7)
16
(61.9)
7
(26.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
541
(2,290)
473
(2,014)
496
(2,084)
475
(1,993)
549
(2,315)
530
(2,212)
554
(2,268)
506
(2,038)
505
(2,012)
462
(1,804)
439
(1,699)
282
(1,092)
276
(1,068)
126
(484.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(139.7)
27
(115.0)
30
(126.0)
19
(79.7)
29
(122.3)
24
(100.1)
32
(131.0)
26
(104.7)
21
(83.7)
25
(97.6)
28
(108.4)
32
(123.9)
26
(100.6)
6
(23.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(21.0)
2
(8.4)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
3
(12.0)
3
(11.7)
2
(7.7)
5
(19.4)
5
(19.3)
1
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index351.6302.8309.0284.9261.1251.6228.3237.7220.0170.6231.8205.7123.260.4

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.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Tarpon Springs, Florida as of May 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tarpon Springs is 636 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Tarpon Springs:

67.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Tarpon Springs:

119.9
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Tarpon Springs:

255.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Tarpon Springs:

241.9
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Tarpon Springs:

130.8
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Tarpon Springs:

205.1
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Tarpon Springs:

243.6
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Tarpon Springs:

208.8
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Tarpon Springs:

242.0
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Tarpon Springs:

236.1
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Tarpon Springs:

327.3
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Tarpon Springs:

300.4
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Tarpon Springs:

351.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Tarpon Springs:

421.1
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Tarpon Springs:

432.9
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Tarpon Springs:

438.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Tarpon Springs:

384.1
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Tarpon Springs:

447.5
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Tarpon Springs:

33.1
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Tarpon Springs:

80.9
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Tarpon Springs:

99.5
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Tarpon Springs:

155.4
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Tarpon Springs:

138.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Tarpon Springs:

162.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Tarpon Springs:

165.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Tarpon Springs:

208.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Tarpon Springs:

220.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Tarpon Springs:

231.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Tarpon Springs:

193.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Tarpon Springs:

268.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Tarpon Springs:

242.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Tarpon Springs:

268.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Tarpon Springs:

306.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Tarpon Springs:

279.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Tarpon Springs:

270.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Tarpon Springs:

222.5
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 2017, including police officers: 64 (51 officers - 46 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 61 (48 officers - 44 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Florida average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 59 (48 officers - 44 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 59 (48 officers - 44 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Florida average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 60 (47 officers - 43 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 61 (48 officers - 46 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 61 (47 officers - 45 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Florida average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 58 (47 officers - 44 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 63 (48 officers - 45 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Florida average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 63 (47 officers - 43 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 65 (48 officers - 43 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 60 (46 officers - 41 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 64 (48 officers - 45 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 61 (48 officers - 45 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 63 (47 officers - 43 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Tarpon Springs, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 34689.