Miami Gardens, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, Miami Gardens has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21. Within Florida, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Miami Gardens.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 110,001, Miami Gardens has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Miami Gardens does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Miami Gardens.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Miami Gardens does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Miami Gardens.

For Miami Gardens, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Miami Gardens is one in 130.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Miami Gardens experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Miami Gardens is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Miami Gardens, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Miami Gardens has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Miami Gardens is one in 232.

Miami Gardens Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Miami Gardens Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

849

4,318

5,167

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.72

39.25

46.97

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
7.72
3.78
National Median: 4
    Miami Gardens
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 130

in Miami Gardens

1 in 264

in Florida

Miami Gardens VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 110,001
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 26 15 245 563
Rate per 1,000 0.24 0.14 2.23 5.12

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
39.25
21.46
National Median: 21
    Miami Gardens
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Miami Gardens

1 in 47

in Florida

Miami Gardens Property CRIMES

Population: 110,001
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 374 3,470 474
Rate per 1,000 3.40 31.55 4.31

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Miami Gardens Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
272
52
National Median: 28.3
    Miami Gardens
    Florida