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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 83%
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 peopleOakland Park/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,064n/a (estimate)4,5012,5242,489
Murder3n/a6.55.25.0
Rape28n/a61.139.442.6
Robbery86n/a187.575.581.6
Assault177n/a386.0258.3250.2
Violent crime294n/a (estimate)641378379
Burglary229n/a499.4295.2340.5
Theft1,400n/a3,053.01,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft141n/a307.5181.8219.9
Property crime1,770n/a (estimate)3,8602,1462,110

Key findings

  • Oakland Park crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakland Park are 69% higher than the national average
  • In Oakland Park you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakland Park is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oakland Park has increased by 9%

Oakland Park crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oakland Park (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Oakland Park, FL per 100,000 people. In Oakland Park, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.78 times more than the Florida average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Oakland Park is 1.69 times more than the Florida average and 1.69 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Oakland Park has a daily crime rate that is 1.80 times more than the Florida average and 1.83 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Oakland Park (higher is better)

      Is Oakland Park 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 Oakland Park to other cities in the state and across the country, Oakland Park is 15% safer than other cities of Florida and 8% safer than other cities in the nation. Oakland Park has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakland Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakland Park is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakland Park is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakland Park is 1 in 23
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Oakland Park, Florida you have a 1 in 156 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oakland Park.

      Year Over Year Crime In Oakland Park (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Oakland Park 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 Oakland Park has increased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Oakland Park has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Oakland Park has increased by 9% year to year.

      Oakland Park police department

      ItemOakland ParkFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      Parkland, FL28,35426536562
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798589687
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995116657772
      Lazy Lake, FL341538671,020
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101538671,020
      Cooper City, FL34,364709761,046
      Washington Park, FL1,4791881,0701,258
      Oakland Park, FL43,6606413,8604,501

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lompoc, CA43,6786802,4693,148
      Pittsfield, MA43,6327101,8832,593
      El Centro, CA43,6993232,6732,995
      North Miami Beach, FL43,7226033,3823,984
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      Oakland Park, FL43,6606413,8604,501
      Source: The Oakland Park, 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.