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Crime Report for Opa Locka,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Opa Locka, is 0.1 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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Opa Locka Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Opa Locka, has a violent crime rate of 2834 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

Opa Locka 2834
FL 805
National 676

Opa Locka, is in the 99% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 99% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 99% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Opa Locka, or said another way, 1% of cities in have crime rates higher than Opa Locka.


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Crime Opa Locka FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 2834.1 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 85.3 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 65.6 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 1351.4 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1331.8 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 11257.6 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 5366.4 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 3739.4 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 2151.8 414.1 382.3
Arson 52.5 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.


Opa Locka, has a property crime rate of 11257.6 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

Opa Locka 11257.6
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Opa Locka Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 99
National Percentile Rank - 99