The county of Hernando had 11,044 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,857.41 per 100,000 residents. This is 151.33% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 457 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hernando also processed 2,939 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Hernando is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hernando is larceny/theft totaling 2,190, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hernando County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hernando tallied 457 violent crimes and 2,939 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hernando is higher by 151.33% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Hernando are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.