Reported Annual Crime In Okeechobee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOkeechobee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime340n/a (estimate)6,0673,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOkeechobee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.45.3
Rape1n/a17.836.940.4
Robbery7n/a124.997.9102.8
Assault13n/a232.0290.2248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)375430386
Burglary42n/a749.5486.7468.9
Theft259n/a4,621.71,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a321.2209.3236.9
Property crime319n/a (estimate)5,6922,6872,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Okeechobee, FL. All reported Okeechobee, 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 Okeechobee, FL overall crime rate is 95% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 114% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Okeechobee, FL, the rate is 13% lower than compared to the Florida average, and 3% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Okeechobee, FL comes in at 112% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 132% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Buckhead Ridge, FL1,7292151,3411,556
Taylor Creek, FL3,7643992,4952,894
Cypress Quarters, FL1,2146303,9404,570
Okeechobee, FL5,5823755,6926,067

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Okeechobee is 114% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.62 daily crimes that occur in Okeechobee.
  • Okeechobee is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Okeechobee you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Okeechobee has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Okeechobee (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Okeechobee, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Okeechobee, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.95 times more than the state average and 2.14 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Okeechobee, FL on a daily bases are 1.15 times less than than Florida average and 1.03 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Okeechobee, FL are 2.12 times more than the daily state average and 2.32 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Okeechobee (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Okeechobee, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Okeechobee, FL ranks safer than 24% of every city located within Florida along with 13% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Okeechobee, FL. As a result, Okeechobee, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Okeechobee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 17
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Okeechobee, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Okeechobee, FL you have a 1 in 267 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Okeechobee, FL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Okeechobee, 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 Okeechobee, FL has increased by 48%, the amount of property crime in Okeechobee, FL has increased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Okeechobee, FL has increased by 20% year to year.

Okeechobee police department

ItemOkeechobeeFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2631,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.23.3
There are a total of 26 Okeechobee police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% greater than the Florida average and 39.8% 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.

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Paola, KS5,5833273,1043,431
Rolesville, NC5,583861,7381,824
Rusk, TX5,5805353,4033,938
Okeechobee, FL5,5823755,6926,067
Source: The Okeechobee, 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.