Of all the cities in Florida, Tampa is one of the safest. Some parts are naturally less healthy than others, but overall, it's a kind of safe haven, with a crime rate nearly 20% lower than most major American cities. There's no denying the fact that, from June to November, Tampa sees a lot of bad weather. It usually doesn't last long, but flooding can be a problem.
So is the wind that sometimes blows in the Gulf of Mexico, which can be dangerous and sometimes deadly. The good news is that, thanks to our location, hurricanes don't usually hit Tampa directly. That said, from June to November, it's a good idea to keep a close eye on the weather. The crime rate in the Tampa metropolitan area is 25.39 per 1,000 residents for a standard year.
People who live in the Tampa metropolitan area generally consider the northern part of the metropolitan area to be the safest. Considering only the crime rate, the Tampa metropolitan area is safer than the Florida state average and safer than the national average.