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Crime rate in Miami Gardens, 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 Gardens, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Miami Gardens, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Miami Gardens, FL is 395 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Miami Gardens crime rate rose by 5% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 24 - an increase of 5 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Miami Gardens has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Miami Gardens, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Miami Gardens:

395.0
West Park:

358.0
Pembroke Park:

425.4
Hallandale Beach:

314.3
Hollywood:

210.2
Hallandale:

369.8
North Miami Beach:

404.7
Aventura:

283.7
Miramar:

148.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Miami Gardens by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(10.7)
18
(17.8)
24
(24.3)
21
(19.3)
24
(21.7)
22
(20.0)
24
(22.1)
25
(22.5)
23
(20.6)
13
(11.6)
18
(15.9)
22
(19.2)
19
(16.7)
24
(20.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
57
(55.3)
66
(65.3)
61
(61.8)
42
(38.7)
28
(25.4)
25
(22.7)
19
(17.5)
16
(14.4)
15
(13.4)
23
(20.5)
23
(20.3)
24
(21.0)
18
(15.8)
17
(14.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
540
(523.4)
550
(543.9)
686
(694.6)
551
(507.1)
351
(318.1)
351
(318.7)
413
(380.2)
369
(331.9)
322
(287.8)
216
(192.2)
219
(193.0)
265
(231.7)
246
(215.8)
228
(198.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,305
(1,265)
1,234
(1,220)
1,134
(1,148)
482
(443.6)
666
(603.6)
663
(602.0)
543
(499.9)
521
(468.6)
561
(501.5)
484
(430.7)
447
(393.9)
432
(377.8)
613
(537.7)
547
(477.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,395
(1,352)
1,287
(1,273)
1,668
(1,689)
1,723
(1,586)
1,663
(1,507)
1,321
(1,199)
1,485
(1,367)
1,290
(1,160)
1,128
(1,008)
1,011
(899.7)
799
(704.2)
509
(445.1)
492
(431.5)
456
(397.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,235
(4,105)
4,181
(4,135)
4,904
(4,965)
4,024
(3,703)
3,921
(3,553)
3,515
(3,192)
3,270
(3,010)
3,081
(2,771)
3,054
(2,730)
3,024
(2,691)
2,926
(2,579)
2,743
(2,399)
2,811
(2,466)
3,608
(3,146)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
968
(938.3)
813
(804.0)
1,034
(1,047)
853
(785.0)
647
(586.3)
574
(521.2)
642
(591.0)
413
(371.5)
478
(427.3)
489
(435.2)
413
(364.0)
419
(366.4)
419
(367.5)
466
(406.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(20.4)
23
(22.7)
15
(15.2)
21
(19.3)
18
(16.3)
12
(10.9)
26
(23.9)
28
(25.2)
17
(15.2)
13
(11.6)
22
(19.4)
22
(19.2)
13
(11.4)
16
(14.0)
City-Data.com crime index809.5813.9936.6632.4574.5527.5535.6471.6452.5388.7366.2356.8376.5395.0

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.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Miami Gardens, Florida as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Miami Gardens is 34 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Miami Gardens:

394.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Miami Gardens:

425.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Miami Gardens:

364.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Miami Gardens:

345.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Miami Gardens:

355.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Miami Gardens:

449.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Miami Gardens:

459.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Miami Gardens:

501.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Miami Gardens:

523.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Miami Gardens:

529.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Miami Gardens:

552.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Miami Gardens:

1,031.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Miami Gardens:

983.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Miami Gardens:

970.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Miami Gardens:

949.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Miami Gardens:

297.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Miami Gardens:

264.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Miami Gardens:

263.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Miami Gardens:

324.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Miami Gardens:

379.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Miami Gardens:

402.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Miami Gardens:

426.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Miami Gardens:

512.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Miami Gardens:

477.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Miami Gardens:

567.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Miami Gardens:

620.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Miami Gardens:

743.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Miami Gardens:

581.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Miami Gardens:

616.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Miami Gardens:

548.3
U.S. Average:

327.4
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: 264 (214 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 260 (204 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 263 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 255 (196 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 257 (200 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 256 (199 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 258 (197 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 240 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 168 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 162 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

52.85
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 167 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

53.22
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 162 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

52.11
Florida average:

2.53

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

Zip codes: 33023.