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


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

Crime rate in Opa-locka, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Opa-locka, FL is 908 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.3 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Opa-locka crime rate rose by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 8 - an increase of 4 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Opa-locka has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Opa-locka, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Opa-locka:

908.3
Hialeah:

165.8
North Miami:

408.3
Biscayne Park:

131.9
Miami Shores:

335.5
Miami Lakes:

148.4
El Portal:

128.2
North Miami Beach:

404.7
Miramar:

148.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Opa-locka by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(51.0)
11
(68.6)
12
(76.5)
13
(85.3)
3
(17.9)
5
(29.8)
9
(58.3)
4
(25.3)
11
(69.4)
3
(18.6)
6
(35.8)
5
(29.7)
4
(24.0)
8
(48.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(25.5)
8
(49.9)
7
(44.6)
10
(65.6)
3
(17.9)
8
(47.7)
7
(45.4)
9
(57.0)
17
(107.3)
2
(12.4)
5
(29.8)
6
(35.6)
9
(54.0)
7
(42.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
176
(1,123)
182
(1,135)
285
(1,816)
206
(1,351)
132
(786.9)
113
(674.1)
136
(881.6)
108
(683.9)
125
(788.7)
91
(563.6)
105
(626.2)
81
(481.1)
87
(522.0)
88
(528.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
164
(1,046)
226
(1,410)
242
(1,542)
203
(1,332)
234
(1,395)
287
(1,712)
286
(1,854)
318
(2,014)
342
(2,158)
296
(1,833)
279
(1,664)
282
(1,675)
225
(1,350)
288
(1,728)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
703
(4,485)
797
(4,972)
745
(4,747)
818
(5,366)
772
(4,602)
422
(2,518)
340
(2,204)
372
(2,356)
348
(2,196)
329
(2,038)
268
(1,598)
209
(1,241)
162
(971.9)
169
(1,014)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
626
(3,994)
558
(3,481)
595
(3,791)
570
(3,739)
476
(2,838)
583
(3,478)
758
(4,914)
746
(4,724)
764
(4,821)
700
(4,335)
649
(3,870)
721
(4,283)
659
(3,954)
574
(3,445)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
200
(1,276)
237
(1,479)
276
(1,759)
328
(2,152)
140
(834.6)
145
(865.1)
144
(933.5)
149
(943.5)
193
(1,218)
146
(904.2)
104
(620.2)
152
(902.9)
123
(737.9)
137
(822.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
30
(187.2)
1
(6.4)
8
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.9)
5
(32.4)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.2)
7
(43.4)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.9)
6
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index1244.51405.41666.31592.21067.51027.11213.81133.51336.8971.2932.4897.7803.0908.3

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.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Opa-locka, Florida as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Opa-locka is 551 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Opa-locka:

1,266.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Opa-locka:

1,037.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Opa-locka:

1,173.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Opa-locka:

1,246.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Opa-locka:

1,248.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Opa-locka:

1,719.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Opa-locka:

1,456.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Opa-locka:

1,529.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Opa-locka:

1,300.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Opa-locka:

1,144.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Opa-locka:

1,577.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Opa-locka:

1,876.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Opa-locka:

1,459.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Opa-locka:

1,212.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Opa-locka:

1,508.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Opa-locka:

1,617.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Opa-locka:

2,355.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Opa-locka:

498.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Opa-locka:

502.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Opa-locka:

597.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Opa-locka:

606.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Opa-locka:

759.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Opa-locka:

862.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Opa-locka:

848.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Opa-locka:

826.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Opa-locka:

807.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Opa-locka:

1,187.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Opa-locka:

1,583.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Opa-locka:

1,402.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Opa-locka:

1,390.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Opa-locka:

1,288.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Opa-locka:

866.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Opa-locka:

557.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Opa-locka:

802.3
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 2017, including police officers: 47 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 64 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 57 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 65 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 48 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 37 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 41 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 39 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 42 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Opa-locka, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 33054.