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Crime Report for Bartow,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Bartow, is 0.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Bartow Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Bartow, has a violent crime rate of 955 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Bartow 955
FL 805
National 676

Bartow, is in the 78% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 92% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 78% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Bartow, or said another way, 22% of cities in have crime rates higher than Bartow.


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Crime Bartow FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 954.5 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 59.7 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 232.7 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 662.2 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 7910.8 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1837.5 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 5769.0 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 304.3 414.1 382.3
Arson 23.9 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Bartow, has a property crime rate of 7910.8 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Bartow 7910.8
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Bartow Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 94
National Percentile Rank - 97