Ocala, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,041
Total Crimes
4,990.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
101.51%
Above National Average
269 out of 293
In Florida
9,242 out of 9,891
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 4,990.8 per 100,000 people. That's 101.51% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 97.73% 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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Ocala SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
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 3,041 4,990.8 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 7 11.5 5.2 5.0
Robbery 108 177.2 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 326 535.0 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 493 809.1 378.4 366.7
Burglary 252 413.6 295.2 340.5
Larceny 2,131 3,497.3 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 165 270.8 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,548 4,181.7 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Ocala

493.0
Violent Crimes
809.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
120.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ocala each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ocala is 809.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 120.64% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 113.83% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ocala

2,548.0
Property Crimes
4,181.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
98.19%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ocala each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ocala is 4,181.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 98.19% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 94.89% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 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 135,085 5,640 4,175.1 3,488.2 687.0
Apopka, FL 55,072 2,137 3,880.4 3,506.3 374.1
Clermont, FL 37,818 757 2,001.7 1,792.8 208.9
Leesburg, FL 23,527 1,366 5,806.1 5,075.0 731.1
Eustis, FL 21,432 589 2,748.2 2,500.9 247.3
Tavares, FL 17,962 320 1,781.5 1,519.9 261.7
Lady Lake, FL 15,835 297 1,875.6 1,774.6 101.0
Mount Dora, FL 14,491 632 4,361.3 3,919.7 441.7
Belleview, FL 5,086 228 4,482.9 4,089.7 393.2
Dunnellon, FL 1,830 100 5,464.5 5,027.3 437.2
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