This page contains crime rates for Manatee County, Florida. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Manatee County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Manatee County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 110,469 total crimes reported in Manatee County, Florida (17,098 of them violent). Of the 11,047 crimes that take place per year in Manatee County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Manatee County, Florida every 47 minutes. This includes 109 murders, 657 rapes, and just about seventy-one thousand thefts (including 7,382 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Manatee County, Florida for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Manatee County has risen by 77%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 86%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Manatee County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least twenty-two thousand for Manatee County, Florida in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Manatee County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Manatee 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.