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Crime Report for South Miami,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for South Miami, is 0.5 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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South Miami Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



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


South Miami, has a violent crime rate of 1043 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

South Miami 1043
FL 805
National 676

South Miami, is in the 81% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 93% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 81% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than South Miami, or said another way, 19% of cities in have crime rates higher than South Miami.


  Review crime rate data for South Miami,

Crime South Miami FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 1042.8 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 9.4 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 28.2 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 432.2 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 573.1 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 7262.3 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1287.1 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 5608.8 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 366.4 414.1 382.3
Arson 9.4 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.


South Miami, has a property crime rate of 7262.3 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

South Miami 7262.3
FL 4877.7
National 3727



South Miami Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 92
National Percentile Rank - 96