Miami, FL Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Miami, Miami-Dade County and Florida. Our statistics also include comparisons of Miami's crime rate to Florida's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Miami has a population of 441,003 while Florida has a population of 16,777,215.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Miami, FL, there were 4,473 reported major violent crimes and 19,128 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Miami is agg. assault, with 2,637 reported. This represented 58.95% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 13,721 reported.

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Miami Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (21st per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (26th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (142nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (35th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (60th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (99th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (66th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (22nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 43rd
  • Violent Crimes: 30th (313th per 100k)
  • Murder: 24th (247th per 100k)
  • Rape: 112th (1,243rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 31st (526th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 26th (100th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 39th (986th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 47th (1,449th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 34th (1,123rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 40th (311th per 100k)
  • Arson: 43rd (626th per 100k)

In Miami-Dade County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (5th per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (15th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (4th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (4th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (10th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (9th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 441,003
  • Households: 157,347
  • Median Income: $31,051.00
  • Land Area: 35.986 miles2
  • Water Area: 20.076 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST
  • ZIP Codes: 33101 • 33102 • 33107 • 33109 • 33111 • 33114 • 33116 • 33119 • 33121 • 33124 • 33125 • 33126 • 33127 • 33128 • 33129 • 33130 • 33131 • 33132 • 33133 • 33134 • 33135 • 33136 • 33137 • 33138 • 33139 • 33142 • 33144 • 33145 • 33146 • 33147 • 33148 • 33149 • 33150 • 33151 • 33152 • 33153 • 33159 • 33163 • 33164 • 33188 • 33195 • 33197 • 33199 • 33206 • 33231 • 33233 • 33234 • 33238 • 33239 • 33242 • 33243 • 33245 • 33247 • 33255 • 33256 • 33257 • 33261 • 33265 • 33266 • 33269 • 33280 • 33283 • 33296 • 33299

Miami, FL Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 81 75
Rape 110 80
Agg. Assault 2492 2637
Robbery 1790 1681
Burglary 3659 3109
Vehicle Thefts 2221 2298
Arson 66 91

Violent Crimes in Miami, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 75
Rape 80
Aggravated Assault 2637
Robbery 1681

Property Crimes in Miami, FL in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 3109
Larceny 13721
Motor Vehicle Theft 2298
Arson 91

Arson in Miami, FL

Year Arson
2006 110
2007 175
2008 196
2009 116
2010 104
2011 124
2012 89
2013 89
2014 66
2015 91

Robbery in Miami, FL

Year Robbery
2006 2111
2007 2537
2008 2415
2009 2094
2010 1856
2011 2002
2012 2096
2013 2216
2014 1790
2015 1681

Florida Criminal Statistics:


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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

Arson in the state of Florida

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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