Miami Beach, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
7,829
Total Crimes
8,492.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
242.91%
Above National Average
289 out of 293
In Florida
9,796 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Miami Beach, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Miami Beach is 8,492.7 per 100,000 people. That's 242.91% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 236.47% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,524.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Miami Beach SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
6

How Does Miami Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Miami Beach
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,829 8,492.7 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 6 6.5 5.2 5.0
Robbery 284 308.1 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 470 509.8 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 852 924.2 378.4 366.7
Burglary 717 777.8 295.2 340.5
Larceny 5,894 6,393.7 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 366 397.0 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 6,977 7,568.5 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Miami Beach

852.0
Violent Crimes
924.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
152.04%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 108.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Miami Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Miami Beach is 924.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 152.04% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 144.25% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Miami Beach

6,977.0
Property Crimes
7,568.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
258.71%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 13.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Miami Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Miami Beach is 7,568.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 258.71% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 252.73% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Miami Beach Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Miami Beach

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Miami, FL 480,505 20,474 4,260.9 3,667.8 593.1
Pembroke Pines, FL 174,641 3,699 2,118.1 1,914.8 203.3
Coral Gables, FL 51,530 1,393 2,703.3 2,606.2 97.0
Miami Lakes, FL 31,907 633 1,983.9 1,880.5 103.4
Key Biscayne, FL 13,248 180 1,358.7 1,321.0 37.7
Miami Shores, FL 10,572 595 5,628.1 5,410.5 217.6
Bay Harbor Islands, FL 6,018 54 897.3 847.5 49.9
Surfside, FL 5,829 136 2,333.2 2,230.2 102.9
Biscayne Park, FL 3,169 36 1,136.0 946.7 189.3
El Portal, FL 2,479 27 1,089.1 1,008.5 80.7
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