Reported Annual Crime In South Miami

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Miami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime528n/a (estimate)4,2702,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Miami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape3n/a24.339.642.6
Robbery13n/a105.179.386.2
Assault25n/a202.2260.8246.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)332385381
Burglary91n/a735.9337.7376.0
Theft375n/a3,032.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a169.8193.3228.9
Property crime487n/a (estimate)3,9392,2822,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in South Miami, FL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in South Miami, FL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall South Miami, FL crime rates are 60% higher than in comparison to the Florida mean and are 66% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, South Miami, FL has a rate that is 14% lower than the Florida average; compared to the United States, it is 13% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, South Miami, FL is 73% higher than its state's mean, and 79% higher than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Miami is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.7 daily crimes that occur in South Miami.
  • South Miami is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Miami you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Miami has decreased by 12%.

Compare South Miami, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In South Miami (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in South Miami, 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 South Miami, FL are 1.60 times more than the Florida average and 1.66 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in South Miami, FL are 1.16 times less than than Florida and 1.15 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in South Miami, FL are 1.73 times more than than Florida and 1.79 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is South Miami (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is South Miami, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that South Miami, FL has been ranked safer than 25% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, South Miami, FL is safer than 13% 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 South Miami, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that South Miami, FL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Miami

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Miami is 1 in 302
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Miami is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Miami is 1 in 24
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in South Miami, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in South Miami, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 302. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 26 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in South Miami, FL is 1 in 24.

      Year Over Year Crime In South Miami (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate for South Miami, FL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in South Miami, 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 decreased by 27% in South Miami, FL, while property crimes in South Miami, FL have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for South Miami, FL have decreased by 12% year over year.

      South Miami police department

      ItemSouth MiamiFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.94.23.3
      There are a total of 59 South Miami police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.3% greater than the Florida average and 50% 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
      Key Biscayne, FL12,93538677714
      West Miami, FL6,6521309191,049
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,6871579311,088
      Sunset, FL16,6021721,0211,193
      Kendall, FL74,5591771,0501,227
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,7351211,2471,368
      Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,885491,4321,482
      South Miami, FL12,2073323,9394,270

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Somerville, NJ12,2071301,0631,193
      Riverview, MI12,2081169621,078
      Cascades, VA12,20576635711
      Lake Station, IN12,1992612,7022,963
      Arkansas City, KS12,1984244,3254,749
      South Miami, FL12,2073323,9394,270
      Source: The South Miami, 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.