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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake City/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)1,1173,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape1n/a39.972.942.6
Robbery1n/a39.952.986.2
Assault2n/a79.8410.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)160544381
Burglary4n/a159.6636.8376.0
Theft14n/a558.42,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a239.3236.0228.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)9572,9132,200

Key findings

  • Lake City crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake City are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Lake City you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake City is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake City has decreased by 12%

Lake City crime map

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The Lake City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lake City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lake City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake City is 1 in 627
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake City is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake City is 1 in 90

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake City (per 100,000 people)

      Lake City police department

      ItemLake CityArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.93.3
      There are a total of 4 Lake City police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Arkansas average and 42.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bay, AR1,956551,0521,107
      Monette, AR1,7522011,0771,278
      Brookland, AR2,7172231,2001,424
      Caraway, AR1,0683991,0381,437
      Leachville, AR1,8622831,4161,699
      Lepanto, AR1,9402711,4491,720
      Black Oak, AR2537253,8844,609
      Lake City, AR2,5701609571,117

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sabetha, KS2,57001,1291,129
      Tahoka, TX2,570389941,032
      Okanogan, WA2,5701811,7121,894
      Barnesville, MN2,57139039
      Milton, WV2,571114584699
      Lake City, AR2,5701609571,117
      Source: The Lake City, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.