Miami, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
20,474
Total Crimes
4,260.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
72.04%
Above National Average
249 out of 293
In Florida
8,910 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Miami, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Miami is 4,260.9 per 100,000 people. That's 72.04% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 68.81% 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 SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
2
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Miami
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 20,474 4,260.9 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 43 8.9 5.2 5.0
Robbery 769 160.0 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,886 392.5 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 2,850 593.1 378.4 366.7
Burglary 1,771 368.6 295.2 340.5
Larceny 14,219 2,959.2 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,634 340.1 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 17,624 3,667.8 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Miami

2,850.0
Violent Crimes
593.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
61.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 168.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Miami each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Miami is 593.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 61.75% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 56.75% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Miami

17,624.0
Property Crimes
3,667.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
73.84%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 27.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Miami each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Miami is 3,667.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 73.84% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 70.94% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Miami 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

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pembroke Pines, FL 174,641 3,699 2,118.1 1,914.8 203.3
Miami Beach, FL 92,185 7,829 8,492.7 7,568.5 924.2
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
Miami Springs, FL 14,374 417 2,901.1 2,650.6 250.5
West Miami, FL 8,362 105 1,255.7 1,112.2 143.5
El Portal, FL 2,479 27 1,089.1 1,008.5 80.7
Virginia Gardens, FL 2,460 45 1,829.3 1,626.0 203.3
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