This webpage contains crime data for Gulf County, Florida. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Gulf County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Gulf County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,911 total crimes reported in Gulf County, Florida (526 of them violent). Of the 239 crimes that transpire each year in Gulf County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Gulf County, Florida 239 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 19 rapes, and over nine hundred thefts (including 77 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Gulf County, Florida for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Gulf County has climbed by 80 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 86 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Gulf County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Gulf County, Florida in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Gulf County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Gulf County 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.