Florida's crime rate is the lowest it's been in 43 years.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement released the statewide numbers for 2013 Wednesday.
Florida's rate fell another 4.7% in 2013, and the total number of crimes was the lowest since 1970.
Bay County was also a bit safer last year, with its rate improving 5.4%.
There were increases in the number of rapes, but decreases in property thefts and burglaries.
Calhoun County had the most improvement.
The crime rate was down a whopping 37%.
Franklin also saw a significant improvement, down 27.6%.
Two area counties saw big increases.
Gulf County jumping 30.7% and Holmes County was up 17.6%.
They both had significant increases in thefts and aggravated assaults.
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