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


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

Crime rate in Miami, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Miami, FL was 347 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 87.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Miami crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 46 - a decrease of 6 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Miami has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Miami, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Miami:

346.8
Miami Springs:

247.9
Virginia Gardens:

85.3
West Miami:

81.3
El Portal:

128.2
Coral Gables:

156.9
Miami Shores:

335.5
Miami Beach:

626.2
North Bay Village:

99.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Miami by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
54
(13.9)
77
(19.6)
78
(19.0)
63
(14.7)
59
(14.1)
68
(15.4)
68
(16.8)
69
(16.7)
71
(17.0)
81
(19.2)
75
(17.1)
55
(12.2)
52
(11.2)
46
(9.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
62
(16.0)
101
(25.7)
57
(13.9)
42
(9.8)
65
(15.5)
46
(10.4)
96
(23.7)
65
(15.7)
96
(22.9)
110
(26.1)
80
(18.3)
90
(20.0)
105
(22.7)
131
(27.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2,019
(520.0)
2,111
(537.2)
2,537
(618.4)
2,415
(564.6)
2,094
(499.5)
1,856
(421.4)
2,002
(494.4)
2,096
(505.9)
2,216
(529.6)
1,790
(424.2)
1,681
(383.8)
1,443
(321.0)
978
(211.2)
828
(175.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3,999
(1,030)
3,642
(926.9)
3,447
(840.2)
3,189
(745.5)
2,765
(659.6)
2,909
(660.4)
2,683
(662.6)
2,626
(633.8)
2,562
(612.3)
2,492
(590.5)
2,637
(602.1)
2,401
(534.2)
2,203
(475.8)
1,973
(417.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,377
(1,385)
4,442
(1,130)
4,829
(1,177)
4,941
(1,155)
4,856
(1,158)
4,604
(1,045)
5,141
(1,270)
4,255
(1,027)
3,993
(954.4)
3,659
(867.1)
3,109
(709.9)
2,643
(588.0)
2,440
(527.0)
2,057
(434.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13,930
(3,587)
11,967
(3,046)
12,478
(3,042)
13,591
(3,177)
13,386
(3,193)
14,165
(3,216)
15,080
(3,724)
15,305
(3,694)
15,021
(3,590)
14,514
(3,439)
13,721
(3,133)
14,335
(3,189)
14,311
(3,091)
13,136
(2,777)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4,014
(1,034)
3,879
(987.2)
3,876
(944.8)
3,666
(857.1)
2,536
(605.0)
2,449
(556.0)
2,700
(666.8)
2,711
(654.3)
1,914
(457.5)
2,221
(526.3)
2,298
(524.7)
1,996
(444.1)
1,835
(396.3)
1,644
(347.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
143
(36.8)
110
(28.0)
175
(42.7)
196
(45.8)
116
(27.7)
104
(23.6)
124
(30.6)
89
(21.5)
89
(21.3)
66
(15.6)
91
(20.8)
56
(12.5)
73
(15.8)
56
(11.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)725.7686.2682.3632.3579.5544.0624.6596.4580.7545.0501.4447.9391.4346.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 1,508 registered sex offenders living in Miami, Florida as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Miami is 301 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Miami:

343.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Miami:

388.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Miami:

472.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Miami:

545.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Miami:

571.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Miami:

627.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Miami:

618.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Miami:

635.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Miami:

582.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Miami:

623.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Miami:

694.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Miami:

781.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Miami:

797.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Miami:

818.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Miami:

605.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Miami:

675.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Miami:

683.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Miami:

277.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Miami:

319.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Miami:

343.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Miami:

377.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Miami:

424.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Miami:

439.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Miami:

488.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Miami:

540.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Miami:

453.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Miami:

482.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Miami:

518.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Miami:

529.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Miami:

526.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Miami:

611.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Miami:

445.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Miami:

488.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Miami:

493.9
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: 1,741 (1,309 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1,666 (1,217 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1,559 (1,201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1,459 (1,133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1,445 (1,148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,428 (1,066 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,380 (1,054 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,404 (1,061 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,453 (1,098 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,508 (1,124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,489 (1,073 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,381 (1,061 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,380 (1,058 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,363 (1,012 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,348 (1,029 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,335 (1,020 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Florida average:

2.55

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

Zip codes: 33101, 33125, 33127, 33128, 33129, 33130, 33131, 33132, 33136, 33137, 33139, 33145.