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Total crime 100%
Violent crime 113%
Property crime 98%
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 peopleOcala/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,041n/a (estimate)4,9912,5242,489
Murder7n/a11.55.25.0
Rape52n/a85.339.442.6
Robbery108n/a177.275.581.6
Assault326n/a535.0258.3250.2
Violent crime493n/a (estimate)809378379
Burglary252n/a413.6295.2340.5
Theft2,131n/a3,497.31,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft165n/a270.8181.8219.9
Property crime2,548n/a (estimate)4,1822,1462,110

Key findings

  • Ocala crime rates are 100% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ocala are 113% higher than the national average
  • In Ocala you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ocala is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ocala has decreased by 9%

Ocala crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ocala (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ocala, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ocala are 1.98 times more than the Florida average and 2.00 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Ocala are 2.14 times more than than Florida and 2.13 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ocala are 1.95 times more than than Florida and 1.98 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Ocala (higher is better)

      How safe is Ocala, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ocala is safer than 5% of the cities in Florida and 4% 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 Ocala. Overall, Ocala is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocala

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocala is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocala is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocala is 1 in 21
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ocala, Florida? If you reside in Ocala, then there is a 1 in 124 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 24. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 21 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ocala.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Ocala is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Ocala has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 19% in Ocala, while property crimes in Ocala have decreased by 13%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Ocala police department

      ItemOcalaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23331,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.23.3
      There are a total of 233 Ocala police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.9% less than the Florida average and 25.1% 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
      Silver Springs Shores, FL7,9295002,8403,340
      Reddick, FL7335983,3943,992
      Belleview, FL4,6893934,0904,483
      Ocala, FL57,8738094,1824,991

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tonawanda, NY57,8441461,2781,425
      Tonawanda, NY57,8442581,2741,532
      White Plains, NY57,925172657829
      Tamiami, FL57,7963942,2382,632
      Arcadia, CA57,7551432,2892,431
      Ocala, FL57,8738094,1824,991
      Source: The Ocala, 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.