Miami Shores, 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 58 per one thousand residents, Miami Shores 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 17. Within Florida, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Miami Shores.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a village'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 10,365, Miami Shores 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 Shores 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 Shores.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Miami Shores 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 Shores.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Miami Shores occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Miami Shores; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 432. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Miami Shores is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Miami Shores, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Miami Shores Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Miami Shores Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

572

596

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.32

55.19

57.50

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.32
3.78
National Median: 4
    Miami Shores
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 432

in Miami Shores

1 in 264

in Florida

Miami Shores VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,365
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 11 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 1.06 1.16

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
55.19
21.46
National Median: 21
    Miami Shores
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Miami Shores

1 in 47

in Florida

Miami Shores Property CRIMES

Population: 10,365
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 493 22
Rate per 1,000 5.50 47.56 2.12

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 Shores Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
235
52
National Median: 28.3
    Miami Shores
    Florida