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Cape Coral, FL | Crime Rates

Cape Coral is a region located in FL, and has a population of 156,408. This region is policed by CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Cape Coral has an overall crime rate of 3,628 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Cape Coral is 1 in 28 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Cape Coral for the previous 2 years was 3,616 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Cape Coral has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Cape Coral USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 3,628 4,506
Murder Rate 2.1 6
Robbery Rate 37 148
Rape Rate 9 30
Assault Rate 1,029 644
Burglary Rate 654 726
Forced Entry Rate 315 417
Larceny Rate 1,825 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 72 362

Policing Statistics

Cape Coral USA
Overall Clearance 59% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 100% 38%
Robbery Clearance 68% 23%
Burglary Clearance 34% 12%
Larceny Clearance 41% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 57% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 100 sex offender(s) in Cape Coral. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 64 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Cape Coral. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Florida see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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