Reported Annual Crime In Margate

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMargate/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,095n/a (estimate)1,8502,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMargate/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.75.25.0
Rape4n/a6.839.642.6
Robbery37n/a62.579.386.2
Assault56n/a94.6260.8246.8
Violent crime98n/a (estimate)166385381
Burglary103n/a174.0337.7376.0
Theft793n/a1,339.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft101n/a170.6193.3228.9
Property crime997n/a (estimate)1,6852,2822,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Margate, FL. All reported Margate, 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 Margate, FL overall crime rate is 31% lower than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 28% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Margate, FL, the rate is 57% lower than compared to the Florida average, and 56% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Margate, FL comes in at 26% lower than to the average seen in Florida, and 23% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Margate is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.07 daily crimes that occur in Margate.
  • Margate is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Margate you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Margate has decreased by 2%.

Compare Margate, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Margate (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Margate, 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 Margate, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.44 times less than the state average and 1.39 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Margate, FL on a daily bases are 2.32 times less than than Florida average and 2.30 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Margate, FL are 1.35 times less than the daily state average and 1.31 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Margate (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Margate, 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 Margate, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Margate, FL is 68% safer than other cities of Florida and 54% 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, Margate, FL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Margate, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Margate

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Margate is 1 in 604
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Margate is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Margate is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Margate, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Margate, FL you have a 1 in 604 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Margate, FL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Margate, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Margate, FL has decreased by 28% and the rate of property crime in Margate, FL has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Margate, FL has decreased by 2% year to year.

Margate police department

ItemMargateFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16431,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.23.3
There are a total of 164 Margate police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Florida average and 8.3% less 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
Weston, FL68,89357521578
Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
Parkland, FL28,354113711823
Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
Margate, FL56,2451661,6851,850

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lehi, UT56,314911,0661,156
Rocky Mount, NC56,1757772,9163,692
Dearborn Heights, MI56,3294381,6422,079
The Hammocks, FL56,1053802,2542,634
Chicopee, MA56,1005442,0332,578
Margate, FL56,2451661,6851,850
Source: The Margate, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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