Miami, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
15,737
Total Crimes
3,305.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.89%
Above National Average
221 out of 292
In Florida
7,497 out of 8,904
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 3,305.4 per 100,000 people. That's 40.89% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 53.52% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,153.0 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
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
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 15,737 3,305.4 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 61 12.8 5.9 6.5
Robbery 610 128.1 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,880 394.9 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 2,645 555.6 383.6 387.8
Burglary 1,453 305.2 240.6 314.2
Larceny 10,017 2,104.0 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,622 340.7 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 13,092 2,749.8 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Miami

2,645
Violent Crimes
555.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
43.26%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 180.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Miami each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Miami is 555.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 43.26% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 44.83% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Miami

13,092
Property Crimes
2,749.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
40.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Miami each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Miami is 2,749.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 40.43% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 55.41% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 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 175,757 2,704 1,538.5 1,419.6 118.9
Miami Beach, FL 89,017 5,777 6,489.8 5,739.4 750.4
Coral Gables, FL 50,017 1,218 2,435.2 2,333.2 102.0
Miami Lakes, FL 31,584 456 1,443.8 1,345.6 98.2
Miami Springs, FL 13,925 457 3,281.9 2,621.2 660.7
West Miami, FL 9,154 110 1,201.7 1,070.6 131.1
El Portal, FL 2,397 12 500.6 375.5 125.2
Virginia Gardens, FL 2,380 38 1,596.6 1,386.6 210.1
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