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Avon Park, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Avon Park, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Avon Park compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Avon Park, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 2,690 total crimes reported in Avon Park, Florida (563 of them violent). Of the 448 crimes that happen every year in Avon Park, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Avon Park, Florida every 19 hours. This includes 3 murders, 13 rapes, and greater than one thousand thefts (including 66 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Avon Park, Florida (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2005 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Avon Park, Florida for 6 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Avon Park has grown by 12%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 53%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over these years in Avon Park.

Crime Trends in Avon Park, Florida (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Avon Park, Florida (2001-2004, 2006-2007)

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Crime Data Information

Avon Park, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Avon Park conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.