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Crime Report for Tarpon Springs,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Tarpon Springs, is 1.2 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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Tarpon Springs Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Tarpon Springs, has a violent crime rate of 819 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

Tarpon Springs 819
FL 805
National 676

Tarpon Springs, is in the 68% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 89% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 68% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Tarpon Springs, or said another way, 32% of cities in have crime rates higher than Tarpon Springs.


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Crime Tarpon Springs FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 819.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 4.2 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 34.0 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 144.3 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 636.6 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 3373.8 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 827.5 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 2410.5 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 135.8 414.1 382.3
Arson 17.0 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.


Tarpon Springs, has a property crime rate of 3373.8 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

Tarpon Springs 3373.8
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Tarpon Springs Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 40
National Percentile Rank - 69