Haines City, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Haines City Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 98th
  • Violent Crimes: 99th (160th per 100k)
  • Murder: 17th (50th per 100k)
  • Rape: 52nd (145th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 109th (186th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 70th (102nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 130th (183rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 109th (193rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 124th (178th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 84th (170th per 100k)
  • Arson: 24th (93rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,748th
  • Violent Crimes: 574th (2,468th per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (328th per 100k)
  • Rape: 187th (1,248th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 454th (2,615th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 321st (989th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,289th (3,433rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 641st (2,973rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,163rd (3,273rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 488th (2,036th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (789th per 100k)

In Polk County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 6th (9th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (6th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 22,807
  • Households: 6,867
  • Median Income: $34,598
  • Land Area: 18.549 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.337 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Haines City, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 2
Rape 4 4
Agg. Assault 34 32
Robbery 13 21
Burglary 115 87
Vehicle Thefts 20 28
Arson 0 1

Violent Crimes in Haines City, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 4
Aggravated Assault 32
Robbery 21

Property Crimes in Haines City, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 87
Larceny 382
Motor Vehicle Theft 28
Arson 1

Agg. Assault in Haines City, FL

Year Agg. Assault
2006 50
2007 54
2008 69
2009 58
2010 82
2011 59
2012 52
2013 45
2014 34
2015 32

Robbery in Haines City, FL

Year Robbery
2006 46
2007 36
2008 54
2009 38
2010 40
2011 56
2012 15
2013 12
2014 13
2015 21

Florida Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Haines City, FL included 59 violent crimes and 497 property crimes. The 59 violent crimes included: 2 murders, 32 aggravated assaults, 4 forcible rapes, and 21 robberies. The 497 property crimes included: 28 motor vehicle thefts, 87 burglaries, 1 count of arson, and 382 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Haines City, FL which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

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Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Agg. Assault in the state of Florida

Year Agg. Assault
2006 87044
2007 86366
2008 82852
2009 76112
2010 69523
2011 66319
2012 63929
2013 61054
2014 72895
2015 63895

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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