Ocala, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,349
Total Crimes
3,833.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
63.41%
Above National Average
246 out of 292
In Florida
7,887 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Ocala, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ocala is 3,833.5 per 100,000 people. That's 63.41% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 78.05% 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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Ocala SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ocala
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,349 3,833.5 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 3 4.9 5.9 6.5
Robbery 61 99.6 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 294 479.8 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 413 674.0 383.6 387.8
Burglary 161 262.7 240.6 314.2
Larceny 1,663 2,714.0 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 112 182.8 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 1,936 3,159.5 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Ocala

413
Violent Crimes
674.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
73.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 148.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ocala each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ocala is 674.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 73.80% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 75.71% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ocala

1,936
Property Crimes
3,159.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
61.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ocala each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ocala is 3,159.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 61.35% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 78.56% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Ocala 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 Ocala

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gainesville, FL 135,076 5,339 3,952.6 3,181.2 771.4
Apopka, FL 54,842 1,642 2,994.1 2,543.7 450.4
Clermont, FL 39,932 705 1,765.5 1,532.6 232.9
Leesburg, FL 24,063 1,108 4,604.6 3,943.8 660.8
Eustis, FL 21,642 429 1,982.3 1,751.2 231.0
Tavares, FL 18,221 250 1,372.0 1,130.6 241.5
Lady Lake, FL 16,255 159 978.2 867.4 110.7
Mount Dora, FL 14,801 495 3,344.4 3,141.7 202.7
Belleview, FL 5,168 226 4,373.1 3,792.6 580.5
Dunnellon, FL 1,852 117 6,317.5 5,291.6 1,025.9
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