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Total crime 196%
Violent crime 517%
Property crime 140%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOpa-locka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,271n/a (estimate)7,6282,6672,580
Murder8n/a48.05.25.0
Rape7n/a42.039.642.6
Robbery88n/a528.179.386.2
Assault288n/a1,728.4260.8246.8
Violent crime391n/a (estimate)2,347385381
Burglary169n/a1,014.2337.7376.0
Theft574n/a3,444.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft137n/a822.2193.3228.9
Property crime880n/a (estimate)5,2812,2822,200

Key findings

  • Opa-locka crime rates are 196% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Opa-locka are 517% higher than the national average
  • In Opa-locka you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Opa-locka is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Opa-locka has not changed

Opa-locka crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Opa-locka (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Opa-locka, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Opa-locka are 2.86 times more than the Florida average and 2.96 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Opa-locka are 6.10 times more than than Florida and 6.17 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Opa-locka are 2.31 times more than than Florida and 2.40 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Opa-locka (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and all other cities across the US, is Opa-locka safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Opa-locka is safer than 2% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Opa-locka is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Opa-locka. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Opa-locka is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Opa-locka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Opa-locka is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Opa-locka is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Opa-locka is 1 in 14
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Opa-locka, Florida you have a 1 in 43 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Opa-locka.

      Year Over Year Crime In Opa-locka (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Opa-locka 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 Opa-locka has increased by 20% and the rate of property crime in Opa-locka has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Opa-locka has not changed year to year.

      Opa-locka police department

      ItemOpa-lockaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.23.3
      There are a total of 59 Opa-locka police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.7% less than the Florida average and 14.9% 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
      Weston, FL68,89357521578
      Key Biscayne, FL12,93538677714
      West Miami, FL6,6521309191,049
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871579311,088
      Sunset, FL16,6021721,0211,193
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,7351211,2471,368
      Opa-locka, FL16,2452,3475,2817,628

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Valle Vista, CA16,2446833,6374,320
      West Lealman, FL16,2355403,2033,744
      Truckee, CA16,231102861963
      Hibbing, MN16,2302751,1381,413
      Anacortes, WA16,2291752,2182,393
      Opa-locka, FL16,2452,3475,2817,628
      Source: The Opa-locka, 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.