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


City-Data.com crime index in Margate, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Margate, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Margate, FL is 126 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.2 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Margate crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Margate has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Margate, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Margate:

125.9
North Lauderdale:

236.9
Coconut Creek:

123.9
Coral Springs:

121.0
Tamarac:

187.6
Parkland:

150.5
Lauderdale Lakes:

403.0
Pompano Beach:

433.3
Lauderhill:

405.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Margate by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.5)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.5)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(7.1)
6
(10.5)
7
(12.4)
9
(16.7)
6
(11.1)
3
(5.5)
5
(9.3)
6
(10.9)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
2
(3.5)
8
(13.8)
4
(6.8)
4
(6.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
39
(69.2)
43
(75.5)
55
(97.8)
64
(118.5)
50
(92.5)
44
(80.8)
43
(79.6)
42
(76.3)
35
(63.0)
37
(66.1)
25
(44.1)
30
(51.7)
40
(68.2)
37
(62.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
149
(264.2)
147
(258.1)
153
(271.9)
127
(235.2)
159
(294.3)
103
(189.1)
94
(174.0)
93
(169.1)
86
(154.7)
88
(157.2)
86
(151.6)
94
(162.0)
75
(127.9)
56
(94.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
209
(370.6)
247
(433.7)
221
(392.8)
268
(496.3)
301
(557.1)
337
(618.6)
364
(673.9)
309
(561.7)
409
(735.9)
226
(403.7)
181
(319.0)
159
(274.0)
188
(320.6)
103
(174.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
799
(1,417)
632
(1,110)
658
(1,170)
717
(1,328)
753
(1,394)
725
(1,331)
826
(1,529)
743
(1,351)
694
(1,249)
597
(1,066)
771
(1,359)
698
(1,203)
735
(1,253)
793
(1,340)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
107
(189.7)
87
(152.8)
87
(154.6)
114
(211.1)
69
(127.7)
79
(145.0)
86
(159.2)
61
(110.9)
57
(102.6)
78
(139.3)
93
(163.9)
105
(180.9)
123
(209.7)
101
(170.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(3.5)
4
(7.0)
5
(8.9)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.3)
4
(7.3)
5
(9.3)
3
(5.5)
3
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.0)
7
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
City-Data.com crime index177.0169.7180.3200.7200.5178.3190.9178.6164.5134.8143.2147.6140.8125.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Margate, Florida as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Margate is 2,619 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Margate:

88.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Margate:

104.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Margate:

127.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Margate:

108.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Margate:

113.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Margate:

114.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Margate:

144.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Margate:

139.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Margate:

144.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Margate:

204.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Margate:

193.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Margate:

197.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Margate:

177.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Margate:

173.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Margate:

150.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Margate:

151.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Margate:

162.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Margate:

127.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Margate:

158.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Margate:

142.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Margate:

156.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Margate:

155.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Margate:

225.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Margate:

196.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Margate:

235.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Margate:

212.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Margate:

200.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Margate:

197.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Margate:

160.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Margate:

165.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Margate:

173.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Margate:

168.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Margate:

168.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Margate:

243.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 146 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 144 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 140 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 142 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 141 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 140 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 164 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 159 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 166 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 168 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 169 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 182 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 190 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 176 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 185 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 172 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Margate, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33068.