Reported Annual Crime In Opa-locka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOpa-locka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,269n/a (estimate)7,6132,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOpa-locka/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a24.05.05.3
Rape9n/a54.037.841.7
Robbery87n/a522.088.698.0
Assault225n/a1,349.9276.5248.9
Violent crime325n/a (estimate)1,950408383
Burglary162n/a971.9423.4430.4
Theft659n/a3,953.71,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft123n/a737.9204.5237.4
Property crime944n/a (estimate)5,6642,5122,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Opa-locka, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Opa-locka, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Opa-locka, FL is 161% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 177% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Opa-locka, FL has 378% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 409% higher than the national average. In property crime, Opa-locka, FL is 125% higher than the average of Florida and is 140% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Opa-locka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Opa-locka is 177% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.86 daily crimes that occur in Opa-locka.
  • Opa-locka is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Opa-locka you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Opa-locka has decreased by 10%.

Compare Opa-locka, FL Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Opa-locka, 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 Opa-locka, FL are 2.61 times more than the Florida average and 2.77 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Opa-locka, FL are 4.78 times more than than Florida and 5.09 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Opa-locka, FL are 2.25 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 cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Opa-locka, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Opa-locka, FL has been ranked safer than 2% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Opa-locka, FL 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, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Opa-locka, FL 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 52
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Opa-locka is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Opa-locka is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Opa-locka, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Opa-locka, FL you have a 1 in 52 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 18 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, FL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Opa-locka, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Opa-locka, FL has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Opa-locka, FL has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Opa-locka, FL has decreased by 10% 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
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
Weston, FL68,89358644702
Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,885132810942
Key Biscayne, FL12,935151,1661,181
Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871661,0251,191
Sunset, FL16,6021831,1241,306
West Miami, FL6,652521,3691,421
Cooper City, FL34,364601,4631,523
Opa-locka, FL16,2451,9505,6647,613

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Valle Vista, CA16,2446863,8164,502
West Lealman, FL16,2355733,5264,099
Truckee, CA16,2311161,0041,120
Hibbing, MN16,230174698872
Anacortes, WA16,2291132,7912,904
Opa-locka, FL16,2451,9505,6647,613
Source: The Opa-locka, 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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