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Crime Report for Oakland Park,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Oakland Park, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Oakland Park Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Oakland Park, has a violent crime rate of 980 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Oakland Park 980
FL 805
National 676

Oakland Park, is in the 79% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 92% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 79% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Oakland Park, or said another way, 21% of cities in have crime rates higher than Oakland Park.


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Crime Oakland Park FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 980.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 4.8 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 57.7 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 300.3 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 617.3 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 6022.1 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1402.8 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 4124.4 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 494.8 414.1 382.3
Arson 19.2 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Oakland Park, has a property crime rate of 6022.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Oakland Park 6022.1
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Oakland Park Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 80
National Percentile Rank - 92