North Lauderdale, FL Criminal and Public Records

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About North Lauderdale

North Lauderdale is located in Broward County, with a population of 43,703. This makes it the 62nd most populous city in Florida. It has an average income of $41,932.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 244 reported major violent crimes (0.005579 per person) and 1,058 reported major property crimes in North Lauderdale (0.024189 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in North Lauderdale.

Crime Rates Compared to Florida

When it comes to major violent crimes, North Lauderdale has 0.005579 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.005581 violent crimes per person statewide.

North Lauderdale has 0.024189 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.033991 per person statewide.


North Lauderdale Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 62nd
  • Violent Crimes: 49th (82nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 15th (49th per 100k)
  • Rape: 45th (120th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 45th (82nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 51st (76th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 81st (171st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 59th (142nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 88th (190th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 44th (68th per 100k)
  • Arson: 21st (63rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 876th
  • Violent Crimes: 390th (1,059th per 100k)
  • Murder: 74th (326th per 100k)
  • Rape: 180th (1,175th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 314th (1,044th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 288th (761st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 855th (3,028th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 484th (2,021st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 879th (3,533rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 400th (1,025th per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (743rd per 100k)

In Broward County (2015)

  • Population: 17th
  • Violent Crimes: 10th (7th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (5th per 100k)
  • Rape: 12th (13th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 8th (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 15th (12th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 16th (13th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 14th (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 17th (18th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (11th per 100k)
  • Arson: 8th (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 43,703
  • Households: 11,913
  • Median Income: $41,932
  • Land Area: 4.607 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.039 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

North Lauderdale, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 4
Rape 17 11
Agg. Assault 116 175
Robbery 50 54
Burglary 261 246
Vehicle Thefts 74 116
Arson 0 4

Violent Crimes in North Lauderdale, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 4
Rape 11
Aggravated Assault 175
Robbery 54

Property Crimes in North Lauderdale, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 246
Larceny 696
Motor Vehicle Theft 116
Arson 4

Larceny in North Lauderdale, FL

Year Larceny
2006 593
2007 656
2008 644
2009 716
2010 563
2011 600
2012 720
2013 677
2014 772
2015 696

Agg. Assault in North Lauderdale, FL

Year Agg. Assault
2006 226
2007 191
2008 169
2009 175
2010 110
2011 138
2012 108
2013 128
2014 116
2015 175

Florida Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large North Lauderdale is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 107521 93626
Murder 1149 1041
Rape 14614 12983
Agg. Assault 72895 63895
Robbery 24914 21137
Property Crimes 679446 570270
Burglary 143220 109268
Larceny 493647 420341
Vehicle Thefts 42579 40661
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how North Lauderdale compares to the rest of Florida or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in North Lauderdale is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Florida or nationwide.


Larceny in the state of Florida

Year Larceny
2006 473774
2007 490858
2008 506958
2009 479867
2010 458454
2011 461408
2012 442095
2013 433344
2014 493647
2015 420341

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