Miami Beach, FL Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Miami Beach and Florida

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Miami Beach experienced 998 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 524 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 558.1 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Florida, the most common property crime was larceny with 7,680 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Miami Beach:


Miami Beach Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 26th
  • Violent Crimes: 8th (17th per 100k)
  • Murder: 17th (88th per 100k)
  • Rape: 14th (50th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 13th (41st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (5th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 14th (87th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 9th (4th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (37th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 327th
  • Violent Crimes: 122nd (270th per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (395th per 100k)
  • Rape: 137th (845th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 143rd (583rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 91st (75th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 89th (75th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 222nd (1,307th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 69th (66th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 139th (171st per 100k)
  • Arson: 104th (683rd per 100k)

In Miami-Dade County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (10th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (8th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (6th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 92,312
  • Households: 43,266
  • Median Income: $44,342
  • Land Area: 7.685 miles2
  • Water Area: 7.533 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Miami Beach, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 5 2
Rape 54 54
Agg. Assault 449 524
Robbery 385 418
Burglary 819 698
Vehicle Thefts 428 624
Arson 6 14

Violent Crimes in Miami Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 54
Aggravated Assault 524
Robbery 418

Property Crimes in Miami Beach, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 698
Larceny 7680
Motor Vehicle Theft 624
Arson 14

Burglary in Miami Beach, FL

Year Burglary
2006 1372
2007 1354
2008 1279
2009 1207
2010 1192
2011 1171
2012 1048
2013 950
2014 819
2015 698

Violent Crimes in Miami Beach, FL

Year Violent Crimes
2006 1115
2007 1072
2008 990
2009 906
2010 864
2011 887
2012 941
2013 919
2014 893
2015 998

Florida Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
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

Burglary in the state of Florida

Year Burglary
2006 170873
2007 181833
2008 188467
2009 181884
2010 169119
2011 170171
2012 153563
2013 138916
2014 143220
2015 109268

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