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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 29%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake City/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,267 (estimate)3,0692,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a71.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a255.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)423 (estimate)397381
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a380.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,844 (estimate)2,6722,200

Key findings

  • Lake City crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake City are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Lake City you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake City is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake City has not changed

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 237
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake City is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake City is 1 in 31

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

      Lake City police department

      ItemLake CityColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a9.63.3

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake City, CO4124232,8443,267

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      McEwensville, PA4123961,9272,323
      Wilroads Gardens, KS4126123,6734,286
      Waltonville, IL4125832,7913,374
      Holmesville, OH4123602,7963,155
      Rayland, OH4123953,0743,469
      Lake City, CO4124232,8443,267
      Source: The Lake City, CO 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.