That is a complicated question to answer! I'd say that the reasons could be attributable to many things. Coral Gables is predominantly a upper class, affluent neighborhood. Nearby, to The Gables- there are many less than affluent areas and the "temptation" is high. I will venture to say that the crime is confined to certain areas more than others. I found this link to The Coral GAbles Police Department ; http://www.coralgables.com/CGWeb/dep_pol_stats.aspx
I love Coral Gables, Like many neighborhoods that are somewhat close to a "Downtown" area- crime is a reality.
Below are some demographics and statistics-... more