Reported Annual Crime In Ocean City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,457 (estimate)2,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a88.698.0
Assaultn/an/an/a276.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)343 (estimate)408383
Burglaryn/an/an/a423.4430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a204.5237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,113 (estimate)2,5122,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocean City is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.73 daily crimes that occur in Ocean City.
  • Ocean City is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocean City you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocean City has decreased by 7%.

Compare Ocean City, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ocean City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean City is 1 in 292
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean City is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean City is 1 in 41

Year Over Year Crime In Ocean City (per 100,000 people)

Ocean City police department

ItemOcean CityFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

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
Valparaiso, FL5,0841571,0231,181
Destin, FL13,3121701,0451,214
Shalimar, FL7921801,1091,289
Mary Esther, FL4,1772341,4381,671
Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332391,4711,710
Niceville, FL14,3251041,6251,730
Cinco Bayou, FL3742481,5241,772
Ocean City, FL6,3053432,1132,457

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pea Ridge, WV6,3052021,0661,268
Enola, PA6,2993111,6381,949
Everman, TX6,3125122,9893,501
Wendell, NC6,298581,3621,420
Garnet, CA6,2975843,2483,832
Ocean City, FL6,3053432,1132,457
Source: The Ocean City, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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