Annual Crime In Tamarac (2018)

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.
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 peopleTamarac/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,445n/a (estimate)2,1742,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTamarac/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a4.55.25.0
Rape24n/a36.139.642.6
Robbery54n/a81.379.386.2
Assault125n/a188.1260.8246.8
Violent crime206n/a (estimate)310385381
Burglary145n/a218.2337.7376.0
Theft985n/a1,482.21,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft109n/a164.0193.3228.9
Property crime1,239n/a (estimate)1,8642,2822,200

Key findings

  • Tamarac crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tamarac are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Tamarac you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tamarac is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tamarac has decreased by 6%

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Compare Tamarac, FL Crime To Other Cities

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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 1.23 times less than the Florida average and 1.19 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Tamarac, is 1.24 times less than the Florida average, and it is 1.23 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Tamarac has a daily crime average that is 1.22 times less than the Florida average and 1.18 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, FL compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Tamarac is safer than 50% of Florida cities, and 39% 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 below 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 323
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tamarac is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tamarac is 1 in 46
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tamarac? In Tamarac, you have a 1 in 323 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 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tamarac, FL is 1 in 46.

      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 increased by 53% and the rate of property crime in Tamarac has decreased by 12%. The total crime rate in Tamarac has decreased by 6% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Weston, FL68,89357521578
      Highland Beach, FL3,68978625703
      Plantation CDP, FL4,995118698816
      Parkland, FL28,354113711823
      Hillsboro Beach, FL1,46798785883
      Lazy Lake, FL341569221,077
      Hillsboro Pines, FL5101569221,077
      Tamarac, FL63,7473101,8642,174

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pico Rivera, CA63,7243581,8222,181
      Lorain, OH63,7144263,3123,738
      Lodi, CA63,8424172,5612,978
      Carmichael, CA63,6315452,9013,445
      Janesville, WI63,8802592,7923,051
      Tamarac, FL63,7473101,8642,174
      Source: The Tamarac, 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.