Before moving to the Tampa , I lived In Fort Myers. Of course I like Tampa better because there is a lot more to do. When moving to a new city, you always have to do your research. Do you go by word of mouth, or do you actually search on the internet? I do a little bit of both. Area vibes, created a list of the 10 most dangerous neighborhoods in Tampa for 2023.

The rankings are calculated based on the number of violent crimes per 100K people versus the Tampa violent crime average. Violent crimes include rape, robbery, assault and murder. This information comes from the local law enforcement agency. Some of it includes estimates based on the demographic data.

  • Historic Ybor

    Population: 1,999

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 4,090

    686% More Crime Than Tampa

  • Downtown

    Population: 1,897

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 3,583

    589% More Crime Than Tampa

  • Drew Park

    Population: 1,613

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 2,748

    428% More Crime Than Tampa

  • East Ybor

    Population: 1,145

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 2,667

    413% More Crime Than Tampa

  • Highland Pines

    Population: 1,170

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 2,189

    321% More Crime Than Tampa

  • Courier City

    Population: 3,426

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 2,099

    304% More crime Than Tampa

  • Florence

    Population: 584

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 1,856

    257% More Crime Than Tampa

  • North Tampa

    Population: 7,465

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 1,518

    192% More Crime Than Tampa

  • Ybor City

    Population: 5,216

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000: 1,492

    187% More Violent Crimes Than Tampa


  • Sulphur Springs

    Population: 11,408

    Violent Crimes Per 100,000:1,477

    184% More Crime Than Tampa

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