Reported Annual Crime In West Miami

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Miami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106n/a (estimate)1,6533,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Miami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.037.338.6
Robbery3n/a46.8104.3101.9
Assault7n/a109.2315.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)156462373
Burglary17n/a265.1539.0491.4
Theft75n/a1,169.52,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a62.4200.6220.2
Property crime96n/a (estimate)1,4972,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Miami, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Miami, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall West Miami, FL crime rates are 50% lower than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 42% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Miami, FL has a rate that is 66% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 58% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Miami, FL is 47% lower than its state's mean, and 40% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Miami is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.53 daily crimes that occur in West Miami.
  • West Miami is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Miami you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Miami has decreased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In West Miami (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Miami, 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 West Miami, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.98 times less than the state average and 1.73 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in West Miami, FL on a daily bases are 2.96 times less than than Florida average and 2.39 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Miami, FL are 1.88 times less than the daily state average and 1.66 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is West Miami (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in West Miami, FL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in West Miami, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, West Miami, FL is 80% safer than other cities of Florida and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Florida cities and all around the United States, West Miami, FL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing West Miami, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Miami

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Miami is 1 in 642
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Miami is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Miami is 1 in 61
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West Miami, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In West Miami, FL you have a 1 in 642 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 67 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Miami, FL.

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

Determining whether West Miami, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. West Miami, FL has decreased by 24% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 30% year over year. Total crimes for West Miami, FL has decreased by 29% in the same time frame.

West Miami police department

ItemWest MiamiFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2230,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.23.3
There are a total of 22 West Miami police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the Florida average and 8.8% 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.

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
West Miami, FL6,1971561,4971,653

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Hempstead, TX6,1971,7143,4435,158
Raleigh Hills, OR6,197859581,043
Swarthmore, PA6,198102590692
Schuyler, NE6,1952992,4352,734
Crosspointe, VA6,19364607671
West Miami, FL6,1971561,4971,653
Source: The West 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.