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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 24%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTamarac/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,155n/a (estimate)1,7142,1532,346
Murder3n/a4.55.96.5
Rape20n/a29.735.438.4
Robbery26n/a38.662.273.9
Assault97n/a143.9280.1279.7
Violent crime146n/a (estimate)217384388
Burglary79n/a117.2240.6314.2
Theft788n/a1,169.21,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft142n/a210.7176.1246.0
Property crime1,009n/a (estimate)1,4971,7691,958

Key findings

  • Tamarac crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tamarac are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Tamarac you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tamarac is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tamarac has decreased by 27%

Tamarac crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tamarac (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Tamarac for every 100,000 residents. The Tamarac total amount of daily crime is 1.26 times less than the Florida average and 1.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Tamarac, is 1.77 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.79 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Tamarac has a daily crime average that is 1.18 times less than the Florida average and 1.31 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Tamarac (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Tamarac, Florida compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Tamarac safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Tamarac is safer than 60% of Florida cities, and 50% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Tamarac. At this time, Tamarac sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tamarac

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tamarac is 1 in 462
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tamarac is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tamarac is 1 in 59
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tamarac? In Tamarac, you have a 1 in 462 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tamarac, FL is 1 in 59.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Tamarac 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 Tamarac has decreased by 22% and the rate of property crime in Tamarac has decreased by 28%. The total crime rate in Tamarac has decreased by 27% year to year.

      Tamarac police department

      ItemTamaracFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland Beach, FL3,68925279304
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46749296345
      Weston, FL68,89350427478
      Parkland, FL28,35422562584
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118541659
      Lazy Lake, FL34155715870
      Hillsboro Pines, FL510155715870
      Tamarac, FL63,7472171,4971,714

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pico Rivera, CA63,7242791,8832,162
      Lorain, OH63,7145062,3662,872
      Lodi, CA63,8423301,8502,180
      Carmichael, CA63,6315392,6073,145
      Janesville, WI63,8802242,1522,376
      Tamarac, FL63,7472171,4971,714
      Source: The Tamarac, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.