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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 80%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiami Gardens/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,346n/a (estimate)4,6622,6672,580
Murder24n/a20.95.25.0
Rape17n/a14.839.642.6
Robbery228n/a198.879.386.2
Assault547n/a477.0260.8246.8
Violent crime816n/a (estimate)712385381
Burglary456n/a397.7337.7376.0
Theft3,608n/a3,146.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft466n/a406.4193.3228.9
Property crime4,530n/a (estimate)3,9502,2822,200

Key findings

  • Miami Gardens crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Miami Gardens are 87% higher than the national average
  • In Miami Gardens you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Miami Gardens is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Miami Gardens has increased by 15%

Miami Gardens crime map

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The Miami Gardens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Miami Gardens as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Miami Gardens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Miami Gardens for every 100,000 residents. The Miami Gardens total amount of daily crime is 1.75 times more than the Florida average and 1.81 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Miami Gardens, is 1.85 times more than the Florida average, and it is 1.87 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Miami Gardens has a daily crime average that is 1.73 times more than the Florida average and 1.80 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Miami Gardens (higher is better)

      Is Miami Gardens safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Miami Gardens to other cities in the state and across the country, Miami Gardens is 12% safer than other cities of Florida and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. Miami Gardens has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Miami Gardens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Miami Gardens is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Miami Gardens is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Miami Gardens is 1 in 22
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Miami Gardens, Florida? If you reside in Miami Gardens, then there is a 1 in 141 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Miami Gardens.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Miami Gardens, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Miami Gardens has decreased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Miami Gardens has increased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Miami Gardens has increased by 15% year over year.

      Miami Gardens police department

      ItemMiami GardensFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25531,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 255 Miami Gardens police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.8% less than the Florida average and 29.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% 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
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      West Miami, FL6,6521309191,049
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Washington Park, FL1,4791921,1381,330
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,7351211,2471,368
      Miami Gardens, FL112,5147123,9504,662

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Costa Mesa, CA112,4393013,3163,617
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,2796203,6774,297
      Round Rock, TX112,7671211,9582,079
      Carlsbad, CA112,0082081,7992,007
      Elgin, IL111,9192081,5151,723
      Miami Gardens, FL112,5147123,9504,662
      Source: The Miami Gardens, 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.