Miami Gardens, FL
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Miami Gardens, FL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 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 23. Within Florida, more than 80% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Miami Gardens.

Importantly, when you compare Miami Gardens to other communities of similar population, then Miami Gardens crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Miami Gardens does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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 159.

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 27, which is a rate of 37 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 273.

Miami Gardens Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Miami Gardens Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

713

4,184

4,897

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.30

36.97

43.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Miami Gardens 6.30
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 159

in Miami Gardens

1 in 217

in Florida

Miami Gardens VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 113,187
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 18 23 221 451
Rate per 1,000 0.16 0.20 1.95 3.98

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Miami Gardens 36.97
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Miami Gardens

1 in 36

in Florida

Miami Gardens Property CRIMES

Population: 113,187
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 815 2,955 414
Rate per 1,000 7.20 26.11 3.66

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Miami Gardens Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Miami Gardens 257
Florida 64