Reported Annual Crime In Ocala

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcala/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,640n/a (estimate)6,0942,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcala/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.75.05.3
Rape54n/a90.437.841.7
Robbery117n/a195.988.698.0
Assault293n/a490.5276.5248.9
Violent crime468n/a (estimate)784408383
Burglary482n/a807.0423.4430.4
Theft2,537n/a4,247.41,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft153n/a256.1204.5237.4
Property crime3,172n/a (estimate)5,3102,5122,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Ocala, FL. All reported Ocala, 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 Ocala, FL overall crime rate is 109% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 122% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Ocala, FL, the rate is 92% higher than compared to the Florida average, and 105% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Ocala, FL comes in at 111% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 125% higher than the overall national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Ocala crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocala is 122% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.7 daily crimes that occur in Ocala.
  • Ocala is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocala you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocala has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Ocala (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ocala, FL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Florida and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ocala, FL are 2.09 times more than the Florida average and 2.22 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ocala, FL are 1.92 times more than than Florida and 2.05 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ocala, FL are 2.11 times more than than Florida and 2.25 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ocala (higher is better)

How safe is Ocala, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ocala, FL is safer than 8% of the cities in Florida and 4% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Ocala, FL. Overall, Ocala, FL 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 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocala is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocala is 1 in 17
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ocala, FL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ocala, FL, then there is a 1 in 128 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 17 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ocala, FL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Ocala, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Ocala, FL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 20% in Ocala, FL, while property crimes in Ocala, FL have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Ocala, FL have increased by 3% 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
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
Silver Springs Shores, FL7,9295403,3243,864
Reddick, FL7336453,9734,618
Belleview, FL4,6897315,7866,516
Ocala, FL57,8737845,3106,094

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tonawanda, NY57,8443042,1002,404
Tonawanda, NY57,8441751,5941,769
White Plains, NY57,9251761,6801,856
Tamiami, FL57,7964262,6203,045
Arcadia, CA57,7551872,6052,792
Ocala, FL57,8737845,3106,094
Source: The Ocala, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.