Winter Garden, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Winter Garden, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Orange County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Winter Garden area. Winter Garden has a population of 40,356, which makes it the 65th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $60,352. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Winter Garden, FL

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 181 reported violent crimes and 998 reported property crimes in Winter Garden. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Winter Garden 110th in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Winter Garden was agg. assault, with 145 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 784 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Winter Garden Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 65th
  • Violent Crimes: 58th (110th per 100k)
  • Murder: 17th (74th per 100k)
  • Rape: 46th (120th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 52nd (99th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 67th (144th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 85th (166th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 77th (184th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 81st (155th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 67th (165th per 100k)
  • Arson: 22nd (76th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 975th
  • Violent Crimes: 452nd (1,428th per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (367th per 100k)
  • Rape: 181st (1,175th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 342nd (1,199th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 318th (1,289th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 891st (2,894th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 565th (2,834th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 813th (2,688th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 465th (2,009th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (759th per 100k)

In Orange County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (6th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 4th (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 40,356
  • Households: 12,318
  • Median Income: $60,352
  • Land Area: 16.217 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.651 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Winter Garden, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 2
Rape 11 10
Agg. Assault 118 145
Robbery 32 24
Burglary 194 163
Vehicle Thefts 37 51
Arson 0 3

Violent Crimes in Winter Garden, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 10
Aggravated Assault 145
Robbery 24

Property Crimes in Winter Garden, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 163
Larceny 784
Motor Vehicle Theft 51
Arson 3

Burglary in Winter Garden, FL

Year Burglary
2006 308
2007 282
2008 282
2009 203
2010 197
2011 256
2012 233
2013 226
2014 194
2015 163

Agg. Assault in Winter Garden, FL

Year Agg. Assault
2006 204
2007 170
2008 201
2009 121
2010 124
2011 144
2012 155
2013 138
2014 118
2015 145

Florida Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

All you need is a first name and last name to begin looking up someone’s criminal records. Try BeenVerified’s criminal records search.

You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Florida Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Winter Garden and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Florida

Year Burglary
2006 170873
2007 181833
2008 188467
2009 181884
2010 169119
2011 170171
2012 153563
2013 138916
2014 143220
2015 109268

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