Groveland's crime rate
There were 214 crimes reported in Groveland, Florida in 2018, the most recent year crime data is available. Adjusted for population, the city’s annual crime rate is 1,492 incidents for every 100,000 people.
How does Groveland compare?
Groveland has a lower overall crime rate than the vast majority of U.S. cities. For comparison, the national total crime rate is 2,580 incidents for every 100,000 people.
Groveland's overall crime rate is 44% lower than the overall crime rate in Florida. Statewide, there were 567,997 crimes reported in 2018, or 2,667 for every 100,000 people.
What types of crimes are being committed?
The FBI's crime rate includes seven crime categories: three property crimes -- larceny, burglary, and motor vehicle theft, and four violent crimes -- aggravated assault, robbery, rape, and murder.
The vast majority of crimes in America are property crimes, accounting for 85% of total crimes in 2018. In Groveland, however, property crimes account for about 89% of all offenses.
Despite accounting for a higher than average share of total offenses, property crime is less prevalent in Groveland than it is nationwide. There were 190 property crimes in Groveland in 2018, or 1,325 for every 100,000 residents. Meanwhile, the national property crime rate is 2,200 incidents per 100,000 people.
Larceny is by far the most common type of property crime in the U.S. It is also the most commonly committed type of property crime in Groveland. There were 129 larcenies reported in Groveland in 2018, or 899 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, the larceny rate is 1,595 per 100,000.
There were 49 break-ins reported in Groveland in 2018, or 342 for every 100,000 residents. For reference, there were 327 reported burglaries for every 100,000 people nationwide in 2018.
Motor Vehicle Theft
Across the United States, the annual motor vehicle theft rate is 229 for every 100,000 people. In Groveland, meanwhile, there were 12 motor vehicle thefts in 2018, or 84 for every 100,000 people.
Violent crime accounts for a relatively small share of crimes nationwide. These offenses, which are generally more egregious than property crimes, account for about 15% of the more than 8.4 million offenses reported across the U.S. in 2018. In Groveland, however, violent offenses account for a smaller 11% share of all reported crime.
At 167 incidents for every 100,000 people, the violent crime rate in Groveland is well below the national violent crime rate of 381 offenses per 100,000 people. Law enforcement in Groveland reported a total of 24 violent crimes in 2018.
Aggravated assault is by far the most common type of violent crime reported in the U.S. In Groveland, aggravated assault and rape are the most commonly reported types of violent crime. There were 10 aggravated assaults reported in Groveland in 2018, or 70 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, the rate is far higher, standing at 247 aggravated assaults per 100,000 people.
Robbery is the second most common type of violent crime in America. There were 4 robberies reported in Groveland in 2018, a rate of 28 robberies for every 100,000 residents. For comparison, the national robbery rate was 86 per 100,000 in 2018.
There were 10 rapes reported in Groveland in 2018, or 70 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, there were 139,380 rapes in 2018, a rate of 43 per 100,000 people.
While there were 16,214 murders nationwide in 2018, none were reported in Groveland in 2018.
Groveland compared to other cities in Florida
Groveland has a lower crime rate than the vast majority of all comparable cities in Florida. To be considered comparable, a city must have a complete 2018 FBI crime report and population of 5,000 or more.
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