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Total crime 126%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 156%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiami Shores/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime595n/a (estimate)5,6282,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a9.539.442.6
Robbery11n/a104.075.581.6
Assault11n/a104.0258.3250.2
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)218378379
Burglary57n/a539.2295.2340.5
Theft493n/a4,663.31,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft22n/a208.1181.8219.9
Property crime572n/a (estimate)5,4112,1462,110

Key findings

  • Miami Shores crime rates are 126% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Miami Shores are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Miami Shores you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Miami Shores is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Miami Shores has increased by 8%

Miami Shores crime map

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The Miami Shores crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Miami Shores 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 Shores crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Miami Shores for every 100,000 residents. The Miami Shores total amount of daily crime is 2.23 times more than the Florida average and 2.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Miami Shores, is 1.74 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.74 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Miami Shores has a daily crime average that is 2.52 times more than the Florida average and 2.56 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Miami Shores (higher is better)

      How safe is Miami Shores, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Miami Shores is safer than 31% of the cities in Florida and 20% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Miami Shores. Overall, Miami Shores is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Miami Shores

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Miami Shores is 1 in 460
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Miami Shores is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Miami Shores is 1 in 18
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Miami Shores, Florida? If you reside in Miami Shores, then there is a 1 in 460 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 19. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 18 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Miami Shores.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Miami Shores is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Miami Shores has decreased by 32% and the rate of property crime in Miami Shores has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Miami Shores has increased by 8% year to year.

      Miami Shores police department

      ItemMiami ShoresFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.04.23.3
      There are a total of 44 Miami Shores police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.3% less than the Florida average and 24.5% greater 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
      Indian Creek, FL54000
      Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,88550847897
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871548761,030
      Cooper City, FL34,364709761,046
      El Portal, FL2,507811,0081,089
      Sweetwater, FL20,718741,0481,122
      Sunset, FL16,6021699601,129
      Miami Shores, FL10,7722185,4115,628

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, WI10,771661,1671,234
      Waimea, HI10,7703353,3273,661
      Fort Madison, IA10,7696641,9732,637
      Storm Lake, IA10,7683931,6202,013
      Worth, IL10,776294665959
      Miami Shores, FL10,7722185,4115,628
      Source: The Miami Shores, 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.