Overall, Tallahassee has a small-town feel and is relatively safe. The crime rate in Tallahassee near the colleges is quite smaller than in other outside areas. Most crimes in Tallahassee are petty crimes like breaking into homes while students are away or busting the windows of parked cars.
Is Tallahassee Florida dangerous?
“Tallahassee is the 5th most dangerous city in Florida. Tallahassee and Leon County saw a record number of murders in 2020 — part of an uptick in violent crime across the country, tallying 28 last year, according to records from the Tallahassee Police Department and the Leon County Sheriffs Office.
Does Tallahassee have a high crime rate?
With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Tallahassee has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. Ones chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 20.