Reported Annual Crime In Ocean City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,510 (estimate)3,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.940.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a290.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)346 (estimate)430386
Burglaryn/an/an/a486.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a209.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,164 (estimate)2,6872,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shalimar, FL7921741,0861,259
Destin, FL13,3121841,1471,331
Mary Esther, FL4,1772181,3641,583
Niceville, FL14,3251391,6971,836
Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332641,6501,914
Valparaiso, FL5,0841001,8511,951
Cinco Bayou, FL3742781,7392,017
Ocean City, FL6,3053462,1642,510

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocean City is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.88 daily crimes that occur in Ocean City.
  • Ocean City is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocean City you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocean City has decreased by 5%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean City is 1 in 289
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean City is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean City is 1 in 40

Year Over Year Crime In Ocean City (per 100,000 people)

Ocean City police department

ItemOcean CityFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pea Ridge, WV6,3051821,0391,221
Enola, PA6,2993041,6751,979
Everman, TX6,3123443,0163,360
Wendell, NC6,2982511,7121,963
Lakemoor, IL6,31333366400
Ocean City, FL6,3053462,1642,510
Source: The Ocean City, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.