Reported Annual Crime In Okeechobee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOkeechobee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime289n/a (estimate)5,0692,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOkeechobee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a17.55.05.3
Rape0n/a0.037.841.7
Robbery0n/a0.088.698.0
Assault2n/a35.1276.5248.9
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)53408383
Burglary26n/a456.1423.4430.4
Theft246n/a4,315.01,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a245.6204.5237.4
Property crime286n/a (estimate)5,0172,5122,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Okeechobee, FL. All reported Okeechobee, 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 Okeechobee, FL overall crime rate is 74% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 85% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Okeechobee, FL, the rate is 87% lower than compared to the Florida average, and 86% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Okeechobee, FL comes in at 100% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 112% higher than the overall national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Okeechobee is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.89 daily crimes that occur in Okeechobee.
  • Okeechobee is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Okeechobee you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Okeechobee has not changed.

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Compare Okeechobee, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Okeechobee (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Okeechobee, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Okeechobee, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.74 times more than the state average and 1.85 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Okeechobee, FL on a daily bases are 7.75 times less than than Florida average and 7.28 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Okeechobee, FL are 2.00 times more than the daily state average and 2.12 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Okeechobee (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Okeechobee, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Okeechobee, FL ranks safer than 31% of every city located within Florida along with 17% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Okeechobee, FL. As a result, Okeechobee, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Okeechobee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 1901
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Okeechobee is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Okeechobee, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Okeechobee, FL you have a 1 in 1901 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Okeechobee, FL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Okeechobee, FL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Okeechobee, FL has decreased by 79%, the amount of property crime in Okeechobee, FL has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Okeechobee, FL has not changed year to year.

Okeechobee police department

ItemOkeechobeeFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2631,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.23.3
There are a total of 26 Okeechobee police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% greater than the Florida average and 39.8% 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
Buckhead Ridge, FL1,7292061,2681,474
Cypress Quarters, FL1,2142131,3101,523
Taylor Creek, FL3,7642821,7372,019
Okeechobee, FL5,582535,0175,069

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lecanto, FL5,5823982,4522,850
Rolesville, NC5,583261,3881,414
Eucalyptus Hills, CA5,5833361,8712,208
Paola, KS5,5833242,6803,004
Willow Oak, FL5,5804522,7843,236
Okeechobee, FL5,582535,0175,069
Source: The Okeechobee, 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.
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