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


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

Crime rate in Oakland Park, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Oakland Park, FL was 344 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 87.6% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Oakland Park crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Oakland Park has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Oakland Park, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oakland Park:

344.1
Wilton Manors:

249.4
Fort Lauderdale:

413.8
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea:

154.0
Sea Ranch Lakes:

53.4
Lauderdale Lakes:

403.0
Pompano Beach:

433.3
Lauderhill:

405.1
North Lauderdale:

236.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oakland Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(9.3)
1
(3.1)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
3
(7.1)
3
(7.0)
2
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.6)
5
(11.4)
6
(13.5)
4
(8.9)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(71.4)
17
(52.7)
18
(42.4)
24
(57.7)
24
(56.8)
17
(39.9)
12
(28.6)
16
(37.5)
17
(39.3)
27
(61.7)
23
(51.8)
18
(40.1)
24
(53.6)
18
(39.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
139
(431.4)
180
(558.2)
188
(442.5)
125
(300.3)
150
(355.0)
133
(312.4)
144
(343.5)
135
(316.2)
112
(258.7)
68
(155.4)
76
(171.2)
72
(160.3)
84
(187.4)
92
(201.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
311
(965.1)
306
(948.9)
291
(684.9)
257
(617.3)
222
(525.4)
147
(345.3)
167
(398.3)
184
(430.9)
165
(381.2)
127
(290.3)
139
(313.1)
123
(273.9)
166
(370.4)
166
(364.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
451
(1,400)
566
(1,755)
492
(1,158)
584
(1,403)
535
(1,266)
611
(1,435)
659
(1,572)
699
(1,637)
609
(1,407)
362
(827.5)
461
(1,039)
370
(824.0)
308
(687.3)
261
(572.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,357
(4,211)
1,623
(5,033)
1,631
(3,839)
1,717
(4,124)
1,589
(3,761)
1,387
(3,258)
1,409
(3,361)
1,442
(3,377)
1,408
(3,253)
1,310
(2,995)
1,193
(2,688)
1,516
(3,376)
1,313
(2,930)
1,157
(2,539)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
239
(741.7)
262
(812.5)
227
(534.3)
206
(494.8)
162
(383.4)
123
(288.9)
117
(279.1)
118
(276.3)
113
(261.0)
120
(274.3)
133
(299.6)
174
(387.5)
155
(345.9)
188
(412.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(18.6)
7
(21.7)
3
(7.1)
8
(19.2)
5
(11.8)
2
(4.7)
4
(9.5)
6
(14.1)
4
(9.2)
5
(11.4)
5
(11.3)
3
(6.7)
4
(8.9)
1
(2.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)723.9794.8585.7572.0541.0462.7481.9482.8444.0376.6386.6376.5370.6344.1

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 15 registered sex offenders living in Oakland Park, Florida as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakland Park is 2,982 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
Oakland Park:

327.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oakland Park:

336.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oakland Park:

275.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oakland Park:

321.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oakland Park:

307.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oakland Park:

368.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oakland Park:

411.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oakland Park:

409.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oakland Park:

382.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oakland Park:

511.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oakland Park:

526.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oakland Park:

610.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oakland Park:

812.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oakland Park:

788.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oakland Park:

462.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Oakland Park:

328.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Oakland Park:

286.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Oakland Park:

303.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Oakland Park:

335.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oakland Park:

391.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oakland Park:

387.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oakland Park:

356.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oakland Park:

483.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oakland Park:

537.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oakland Park:

524.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oakland Park:

493.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oakland Park:

498.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oakland Park:

561.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oakland Park:

503.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oakland Park:

724.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oakland Park:

601.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oakland Park:

346.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Oakland Park:

270.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Oakland Park:

279.1
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: 95 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 95 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 96 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 94 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 91 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 93 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 95 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 94 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Oakland Park, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33334.