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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 45%
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 peopleWest Miami/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime110n/a (estimate)1,2022,1532,346
Murder0n/a0.05.96.5
Rape1n/a10.935.438.4
Robbery3n/a32.862.273.9
Assault8n/a87.4280.1279.7
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)131384388
Burglary14n/a152.9240.6314.2
Theft75n/a819.31,352.71,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a98.3176.1246.0
Property crime98n/a (estimate)1,0711,7691,958

Key findings

  • West Miami crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Miami are 66% lower than the national average
  • In West Miami you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Miami is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Miami has decreased by 4%

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Miami on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in West Miami (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.79 times less than the state average and 1.95 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in West Miami on a daily basis are 2.93 times less than than Florida average and 2.96 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Miami are 1.65 times less than the daily state average and 1.83 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is West Miami (higher is better)

      Is West Miami safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in West Miami to other cities in the state and across the country, West Miami is 77% safer than other cities of Florida and 67% safer than other cities in the nation. West Miami has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Miami

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Miami is 1 in 763
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Miami is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Miami is 1 in 84
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West Miami? In West Miami, FL you have a 1 in 763 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 94 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Miami.

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

      Determining whether West Miami is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. West Miami violent crime rates have decreased by 9%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for West Miami has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.

      West Miami police department

      ItemWest MiamiFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.23.3
      There are a total of 22 West Miami police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% less than the Florida average and 9.3% 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
      El Portal, FL2,507125375501
      Biscayne Park, FL3,20398751849
      Glenvar Heights, FL17,687157722878
      Sunset, FL16,602172791963
      Golden Beach, FL635107857964
      Kendall, FL74,559177814990
      Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,885699451,014
      West Miami, FL6,6521311,0711,202

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cedarhurst, NY6,652167647814
      Trinity, NC6,6513822,0302,413
      Laurel Bay, SC6,6515472,8013,347
      Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM6,6482539241,177
      North Patchogue, NY6,6563031,1741,477
      West Miami, FL6,6521311,0711,202
      Source: The West Miami, 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.