The county of Hillsborough had 49,024 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,147.19 per 100,000 residents. This is 55.23% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 2,037 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hillsborough also processed 13,751 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Brevard, Hillsborough is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hillsborough is larceny/theft totaling 10,091, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hillsborough County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hillsborough tallied 2,037 violent crimes and 13,751 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hillsborough is higher by 55.23% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Hillsborough are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 61-70.