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Crime rate in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Fort Lauderdale by year

Type

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2004

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2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
18
(11.2)
15
(9.0)
15
(8.9)
21
(12.3)
25
(13.3)
22
(12.0)
13
(7.1)
7
(3.8)
12
(7.2)
16
(9.4)
13
(7.5)
18
(10.3)
10
(5.6)
18
(9.9)
15
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
49
(30.4)
54
(32.4)
67
(39.8)
83
(48.8)
56
(29.8)
73
(39.9)
56
(30.6)
73
(39.2)
91
(54.2)
48
(28.1)
73
(42.3)
78
(44.8)
92
(51.5)
71
(39.2)
81
(44.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
640
(397.3)
755
(453.4)
741
(440.3)
832
(488.8)
736
(391.5)
848
(463.6)
685
(374.4)
627
(336.8)
771
(459.5)
835
(488.8)
701
(406.6)
618
(355.1)
429
(240.2)
483
(266.5)
429
(237.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
645
(400.4)
597
(358.5)
680
(404.1)
747
(438.9)
706
(375.5)
685
(374.5)
727
(397.4)
649
(348.6)
691
(411.9)
644
(377.0)
669
(388.1)
631
(362.5)
686
(384.1)
572
(315.6)
547
(302.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,320
(1,440.2)
2,612
(1,568.4)
2,555
(1,518.2)
2,239
(1,315.5)
2,266
(1,205.4)
2,633
(1,439.3)
2,907
(1,589.0)
2,841
(1,526.0)
3,102
(1,848.9)
2,951
(1,727.5)
2,654
(1,539.5)
1,942
(1,115.7)
1,931
(1,081.2)
1,856
(1,024.2)
1,657
(915.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,281
(3,899.1)
6,493
(3,898.9)
7,564
(4,494.5)
6,678
(3,923.6)
6,581
(3,500.6)
6,939
(3,793.2)
6,780
(3,706.1)
6,437
(3,457.6)
6,489
(3,867.6)
6,419
(3,757.6)
6,429
(3,729.2)
6,317
(3,629.3)
6,936
(3,883.6)
7,856
(4,335.1)
7,424
(4,102.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,135
(704.6)
1,004
(602.9)
1,097
(651.8)
1,020
(599.3)
865
(460.1)
847
(463.0)
687
(375.5)
636
(341.6)
601
(358.2)
590
(345.4)
567
(328.9)
674
(387.2)
803
(449.6)
918
(506.6)
925
(511.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
38
(23.6)
43
(25.8)
48
(28.5)
49
(28.8)
48
(25.5)
57
(31.2)
39
(21.3)
44
(23.6)
44
(26.2)
39
(22.8)
30
(17.4)
31
(17.8)
24
(13.4)
22
(12.1)
15
(8.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)497.0565.6600.8595.1504.2559.5520.0482.1590.7562.1531.8489.8468.3479.9453.0

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 570 registered sex offenders living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida as of March 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Lauderdale to the number of sex offenders is 314 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Fort Lauderdale, FL compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Fort Lauderdale, FL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fort Lauderdale:

453.0
Wilton Manors:

305.6
Oakland Park:

370.6
Lauderdale Lakes:

421.2
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea:

578.1
Sea Ranch Lakes:

102.7
Lauderhill:

462.8
Violent crime rate in 2017
Fort Lauderdale:

331.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fort Lauderdale:

350.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fort Lauderdale:

374.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fort Lauderdale:

424.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fort Lauderdale:

454.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fort Lauderdale:

479.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fort Lauderdale:

504.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fort Lauderdale:

389.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fort Lauderdale:

430.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fort Lauderdale:

483.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fort Lauderdale:

439.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fort Lauderdale:

537.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fort Lauderdale:

479.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fort Lauderdale:

456.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fort Lauderdale:

401.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fort Lauderdale:

413.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Fort Lauderdale:

516.2
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Fort Lauderdale:

464.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fort Lauderdale:

497.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fort Lauderdale:

477.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fort Lauderdale:

462.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Fort Lauderdale:

543.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fort Lauderdale:

585.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fort Lauderdale:

616.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fort Lauderdale:

529.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fort Lauderdale:

559.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fort Lauderdale:

547.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fort Lauderdale:

485.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fort Lauderdale:

549.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fort Lauderdale:

626.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fort Lauderdale:

599.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fort Lauderdale:

523.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fort Lauderdale:

570.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Fort Lauderdale:

598.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 655 (503 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Florida average:

2.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 662 (508 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Florida average:

3.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 651 (499 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 653 (501 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Florida average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 658 (491 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 668 (501 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 657 (505 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 686 (504 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 671 (489 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Florida average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 679 (484 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Florida average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 644 (459 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 678 (483 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 658 (459 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 650 (455 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 749 (499 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Florida average:

2.55


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fort Lauderdale
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33301, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33308, 33309, 33319, 33334.