Definition of "Is Cape Coral FL a safe city?"

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The city of Cape Coral, Florida, is home to over 200,000 residents, located in the Southwest of the Sunshine State. Also known for its incredible 400 mile canal system, this city provides a holiday-like lifestyle that attracts more people with each passing year. From many points of view, the city of Cape Coral, FL, is seen as a great place to live. They have a decent school system, great attractions, and a growing job market. But, of course, everyone who is considering relocating to a new city, in a new state or in the state in which they currently live, wants to know if they will be safe in this new city. 

In order to answer that question, we’ll have to see what real estate agents in Cape Coral FL have to say about their city.  In the following section, we will answer that question by taking a closer look at both property and violent crime rates.

Violent Crime Rates

As for the more dangerous types of crimes, we are going to tackle violent crimes first. Here you’ll get more information about crimes like assault, robbery, rape, and murder. Compared to the average state number of violent crimes, Cape Coral, Florida manages to ensure a higher level of safety for its residents and visitors. With a 1.1 chance of being a victim of a violent crime for 1,000 residents, this coastal town teaches Florida (3.78) a great lesson. The city’s safer than most US cities, reaching far lower averages than the national average.

Property Crime Rates

When it comes to property crime, the rates are higher. Still, they stop below the state’s average. If we look at Florida as a whole, there are 21.46 crimes for every 1,000 residents, but in Cape Coral, that number drops to 11.24. At the same time, Cape Coral’s average property crime rates are far lower than the national average, in the case of vehicle theft being three times safer, and burglary is close to those differences as well.

Overall, we can see a big difference between the state’s and the city’s safety ratings. Cape Coral is a beacon of shining light in Florida and a great investment opportunity. However, those living in Cape Coral tend to consider their city’s western parts safer, while the southeastern areas are considered more at risk when it comes to personal safety.


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