Reported Annual Crime In Miami

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23,601n/a (estimate)5,3893,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder75n/a17.15.14.9
Rape80n/a18.337.338.6
Robbery1,681n/a383.8104.3101.9
Assault2,637n/a602.1315.2237.8
Violent crime4,473n/a (estimate)1,021462373
Burglary3,109n/a709.9539.0491.4
Theft13,721n/a3,132.92,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft2,298n/a524.7200.6220.2
Property crime19,128n/a (estimate)4,3672,8132,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Miami, FL. All reported Miami, FL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Miami, FL overall crime rate is 65% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 88% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Miami, FL, the rate is 121% higher than compared to the Florida average, and 174% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Miami, FL comes in at 55% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 76% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Miami is 88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.76 daily crimes that occur in Miami.
  • Miami is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Miami you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Miami has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Miami (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Miami, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Miami, FL are 1.65 times more than the Florida average and 1.88 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Miami, FL are 2.21 times more than than Florida and 2.74 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Miami, FL are 1.55 times more than than Florida and 1.76 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Miami (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Miami, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Miami, FL being safer than 7% of cities in Florida and 4% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Miami, FL. In conclusion, Miami, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Miami

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Miami is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Miami is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Miami is 1 in 19
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Miami, FL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Miami, FL, you have a 1 in 98 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Miami, FL is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In Miami (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Miami, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Miami, FL has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Miami, FL has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Miami, FL has decreased by 9% year to year.

Miami police department

ItemMiamiFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,38030,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.23.3
There are a total of 1,380 Miami police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.4% less than the Florida average and 2% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Virginia Gardens, FL2,63201,0811,081
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,847491,0331,082
Indian Creek, FL6101,0991,099
Golden Beach, FL65301,2281,228
Glenvar Heights, FL18,8991891,1481,336
Miami, FL416,4321,0214,3675,389

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Raleigh, NC423,2873392,6863,025
Oakland, CA402,3391,4435,8577,299
Colorado Springs, CO433,5474383,6484,086
Omaha, NE435,4545153,5964,111
Tulsa, OK395,5999045,2036,107
Miami, FL416,4321,0214,3675,389
Source: The Miami, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.