Tarpon Springs, FL Criminal and Public Records

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About Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs is located in Pinellas County, with a population of 24,605. This makes it the 92nd most populous city in Florida. It has an average income of $45,104.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 96 reported major violent crimes (0.00393 per person) and 678 reported major property crimes in Tarpon Springs (0.027755 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Tarpon Springs.

Crime Rates Compared to Florida

When it comes to major violent crimes, Tarpon Springs has 0.00393 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.005581 violent crimes per person statewide.

Tarpon Springs has 0.027755 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.033991 per person statewide.

Tarpon Springs Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 92nd
  • Violent Crimes: 79th (123rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 50th (123rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 79th (114th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 73rd (124th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 108th (150th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 107th (194th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 102nd (134th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 80th (162nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 24th (96th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,628th
  • Violent Crimes: 537th (1,702nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 185th (1,180th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 414th (1,540th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 324th (1,158th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,119th (2,506th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 636th (3,042nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 999th (2,140th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 484th (1,985th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (793rd per 100k)

In Pinellas County (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (9th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (12th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (13th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 6th (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (13th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (11th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 24,605
  • Households: 9,809
  • Median Income: $45,104
  • Land Area: 9.102 miles2
  • Water Area: 8.179 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Tarpon Springs, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 0
Rape 4 6
Agg. Assault 80 72
Robbery 20 18
Burglary 114 92
Vehicle Thefts 24 32
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Tarpon Springs, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 6
Aggravated Assault 72
Robbery 18

Property Crimes in Tarpon Springs, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 92
Larceny 554
Motor Vehicle Theft 32
Arson 1

Robbery in Tarpon Springs, FL

Year Robbery
2006 25
2007 41
2008 34
2009 40
2010 40
2011 14
2012 33
2013 24
2014 20
2015 18

Murder in Tarpon Springs, FL

Year Murder
2006 0
2007 3
2008 1
2009 0
2010 1
2011 7
2012 3
2013 1
2014 2
2015 0

Florida Criminal Statistics:

If you have an idea of how large Tarpon Springs is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

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 above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Tarpon Springs compares to the rest of Florida or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Tarpon Springs is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Florida or nationwide.

Robbery in the state of Florida

Year Robbery
2006 34147
2007 38162
2008 36273
2009 30911
2010 26086
2011 25622
2012 23889
2013 23200
2014 24914
2015 21137

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