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


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

Crime rate in Ocala, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Ocala, FL is 459 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Ocala crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 7 - an increase of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Ocala has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Ocala, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ocala:

459.1
Belleview:

442.3
Lady Lake:

91.3
Dunnellon:

292.6
Wildwood:

329.8
Williston:

404.9
Micanopy:

366.1
Fruitland Park:

176.9
Coleman:

105.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ocala by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(8.0)
3
(5.9)
6
(11.2)
7
(13.0)
3
(5.4)
3
(5.3)
5
(8.8)
6
(10.5)
6
(10.5)
7
(12.1)
3
(5.2)
10
(17.1)
4
(6.7)
7
(11.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
43
(86.0)
43
(85.0)
40
(74.8)
53
(98.5)
41
(73.4)
34
(60.3)
26
(45.5)
42
(73.3)
25
(43.7)
34
(58.9)
24
(41.5)
29
(49.5)
54
(90.4)
58
(97.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
157
(314.0)
179
(353.9)
178
(332.8)
187
(347.6)
160
(286.5)
155
(274.8)
112
(196.2)
92
(160.6)
92
(161.0)
87
(150.7)
108
(186.6)
111
(189.4)
117
(195.9)
106
(178.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
383
(765.9)
493
(974.6)
409
(764.6)
353
(656.1)
291
(521.1)
269
(477.0)
215
(376.7)
235
(410.2)
209
(365.7)
232
(401.8)
243
(419.8)
313
(534.2)
293
(490.5)
234
(393.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
804
(1,608)
647
(1,279)
747
(1,397)
690
(1,283)
678
(1,214)
712
(1,263)
713
(1,249)
606
(1,058)
530
(927.5)
494
(855.6)
438
(756.6)
443
(756.0)
482
(807.0)
406
(682.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,408
(4,816)
2,455
(4,853)
2,503
(4,679)
2,234
(4,152)
2,438
(4,365)
2,372
(4,206)
2,376
(4,162)
2,431
(4,243)
2,306
(4,035)
2,439
(4,224)
2,507
(4,331)
2,600
(4,437)
2,537
(4,247)
2,286
(3,842)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
204
(408.0)
181
(357.8)
194
(362.7)
125
(232.3)
100
(179.1)
87
(154.3)
65
(113.9)
60
(104.7)
53
(92.7)
70
(121.2)
89
(153.7)
131
(223.6)
153
(256.1)
179
(300.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(18.0)
12
(23.7)
10
(18.7)
8
(14.9)
9
(16.1)
4
(7.1)
7
(12.3)
7
(12.2)
9
(15.7)
15
(26.0)
15
(25.9)
14
(23.9)
10
(16.7)
19
(31.9)
City-Data.com crime index670.0693.2649.0614.8533.6505.7451.2462.0411.2435.5421.9485.7489.5459.1

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 457 registered sex offenders living in Ocala, Florida as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ocala is 130 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Ocala:

406.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Ocala:

447.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ocala:

445.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ocala:

355.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ocala:

359.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ocala:

328.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ocala:

379.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ocala:

349.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ocala:

446.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ocala:

487.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ocala:

626.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ocala:

645.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ocala:

761.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ocala:

641.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ocala:

470.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ocala:

513.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ocala:

542.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Ocala:

373.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Ocala:

412.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ocala:

406.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ocala:

390.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ocala:

400.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ocala:

401.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ocala:

439.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ocala:

475.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ocala:

485.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ocala:

487.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ocala:

499.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Ocala:

567.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ocala:

552.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ocala:

623.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ocala:

492.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ocala:

513.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ocala:

495.0
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: 253 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 241 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 231 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 235 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 241 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 233 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 233 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 230 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 236 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 232 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 236 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 233 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 243 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 259 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 236 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 240 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Florida average:

2.55

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

Zip codes: 34470, 34471, 34474, 34475, 34479, 34480, 34481, 34482.