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Hardee County, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Hardee County, Florida. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Hardee County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Hardee County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 6,150 total crimes reported in Hardee County, Florida (901 of them violent). Of the 769 crimes that take place per year in Hardee County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hardee County, Florida every 11 hours. This includes 6 murders, 60 rapes, and just about four thousand thefts (including 414 car thefts).

Total Crime in Hardee County, Florida (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Hardee County, Florida for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Hardee County has risen by 61%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 46%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Hardee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Hardee County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hardee County, Florida (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Hardee County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hardee 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.