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


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

Crime rate in Winter Haven, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Winter Haven, FL is 278 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 80.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Winter Haven crime rate fell by 0% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Winter Haven has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Winter Haven, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Winter Haven:

278.5
Lake Alfred:

107.3
Eagle Lake:

211.5
Auburndale:

235.5
Lake Hamilton:

353.3
Dundee:

412.3
Haines City:

146.9
Davenport:

103.5
Bartow:

334.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Winter Haven by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.0)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.3)
5
(15.2)
3
(8.8)
2
(5.9)
4
(11.6)
5
(14.4)
2
(5.7)
2
(5.6)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(73.7)
30
(100.0)
20
(63.4)
20
(60.8)
27
(79.2)
10
(29.4)
12
(34.9)
8
(23.0)
24
(67.9)
14
(39.0)
19
(51.3)
10
(26.0)
30
(75.3)
31
(73.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
54
(189.6)
80
(266.7)
76
(240.8)
78
(237.2)
92
(269.8)
68
(200.1)
78
(227.2)
59
(169.7)
46
(130.2)
49
(136.4)
41
(110.8)
33
(85.7)
24
(60.2)
27
(63.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
145
(509.1)
115
(383.3)
120
(380.3)
184
(559.5)
167
(489.7)
164
(482.6)
208
(605.8)
173
(497.7)
143
(404.8)
159
(442.5)
167
(451.3)
151
(392.3)
138
(346.2)
178
(421.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
392
(1,376)
496
(1,653)
507
(1,607)
472
(1,435)
475
(1,393)
368
(1,083)
458
(1,334)
489
(1,407)
353
(999.3)
284
(790.3)
273
(737.8)
238
(618.4)
177
(444.1)
148
(350.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,514
(5,315)
1,395
(4,650)
1,355
(4,294)
1,598
(4,859)
1,388
(4,070)
1,462
(4,302)
1,294
(3,769)
1,267
(3,645)
1,180
(3,340)
1,025
(2,852)
1,033
(2,792)
1,021
(2,653)
862
(2,163)
797
(1,886)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(530.1)
149
(496.7)
146
(462.7)
203
(617.3)
103
(302.0)
85
(250.1)
105
(305.8)
56
(161.1)
44
(124.6)
42
(116.9)
75
(202.7)
80
(207.9)
73
(183.1)
87
(205.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(14.0)
9
(30.0)
9
(28.5)
19
(57.8)
20
(58.6)
6
(17.7)
9
(26.2)
2
(5.8)
4
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.4)
3
(7.8)
1
(2.5)
7
(16.6)
City-Data.com crime index583.1584.8532.9606.3544.3459.8509.1454.8399.2350.5349.5301.4279.8278.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 125 registered sex offenders living in Winter Haven, Florida as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winter Haven is 306 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Winter Haven:

315.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Winter Haven:

278.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Winter Haven:

275.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Winter Haven:

337.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Winter Haven:

339.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Winter Haven:

346.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Winter Haven:

385.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Winter Haven:

474.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Winter Haven:

382.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Winter Haven:

476.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Winter Haven:

489.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Winter Haven:

386.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Winter Haven:

431.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Winter Haven:

437.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Winter Haven:

256.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Winter Haven:

324.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Winter Haven:

311.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Winter Haven:

195.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Winter Haven:

224.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Winter Haven:

287.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Winter Haven:

317.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Winter Haven:

318.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Winter Haven:

385.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Winter Haven:

487.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Winter Haven:

501.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Winter Haven:

469.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Winter Haven:

527.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Winter Haven:

622.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Winter Haven:

605.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Winter Haven:

637.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Winter Haven:

620.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Winter Haven:

439.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Winter Haven:

546.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Winter Haven:

515.8
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 2018, including police officers: 113 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 114 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 112 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 109 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 110 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 112 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 107 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 104 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 101 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 93 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 103 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 115 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 104 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 109 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 114 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 115 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Winter Haven, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33881.