Davenport, FL Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Davenport, FL? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Polk County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Davenport area. Davenport has a population of 3,534, which makes it the 224th largest city in Florida, and an average income of $36,832. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Davenport, 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 4 reported violent crimes and 61 reported property crimes in Davenport. This compares to 93,626 reported violent crimes and 570,270 reported property crimes statewide in Florida. This makes Davenport 234th in the state of Florida when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Davenport was agg. assault, with 3 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 30 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.


Davenport Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 224th
  • Violent Crimes: 147th (234th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 136th (219th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 90th (192nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 214th (217th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 147th (86th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 219th (247th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 105th (116th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,432nd
  • Violent Crimes: 629th (3,614th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 483rd (3,087th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,585th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,721st (4,238th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 703rd (1,305th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,514th (5,453rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 510th (1,562nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Polk County (2015)

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

General Data

  • Population: 3,534
  • Households: 1,021
  • Median Income: $36,832
  • Land Area: 3.276 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.126 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Davenport, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 0 0
Agg. Assault 3 3
Robbery 1 1
Burglary 31 25
Vehicle Thefts 3 6
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Davenport, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 3
Robbery 1

Property Crimes in Davenport, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 25
Larceny 30
Motor Vehicle Theft 6
Arson 0

Rape in Davenport, FL

Year Rape
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 3
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Vehicle Thefts in Davenport, FL

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 6
2007 4
2008 3
2009 9
2010 9
2011 2
2012 4
2013 3
2014 3
2015 6

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.

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Florida Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
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 Davenport and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Florida and nationwide.


Rape in the state of Florida

Year Rape
2006 6475
2007 6151
2008 5972
2009 5501
2010 5373
2011 5274
2012 5260
2013 11482
2014 14614
2015 12983

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