Reported Annual Crime In Lake City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,101n/a (estimate)8,9322,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake City/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a24.35.05.3
Rape8n/a64.937.841.7
Robbery26n/a210.988.698.0
Assault140n/a1,135.8276.5248.9
Violent crime177n/a (estimate)1,436408383
Burglary137n/a1,111.5423.4430.4
Theft759n/a6,157.71,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft28n/a227.2204.5237.4
Property crime924n/a (estimate)7,4962,5122,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lake City, FL. The total number of reported crimes in Lake City, FL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Lake City, FL crime rate is 206% higher than the Florida average and is 225% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lake City, FL has a violent crime rate that is 252% higher than the Florida average and 275% higher than the national average. For property crime, Lake City, FL is 198% higher than the Florida average and 217% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lake City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake City is 225% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.47 daily crimes that occur in Lake City.
  • Lake City is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake City you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake City has decreased by 3%.

Compare Lake City, FL Crime To Other Cities

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lake City, FL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Florida as well as those across America as a whole. The Lake City, FL total amount of daily offenses is 3.06 times more than the Florida average and 3.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lake City, FL is 3.52 times more than the Florida average, and it is 3.75 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lake City, FL has a daily crime figure that is 2.98 times more than the Florida average and 3.17 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Lake City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Florida and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Lake City, FL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Lake City, FL has been ranked safer than 1% of other cities in the state of Florida. In addition, Lake City, FL is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Florida and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Lake City, FL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Lake City, FL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

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 70
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake City is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake City is 1 in 12
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lake City, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lake City, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 70. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 14 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lake City, FL is 1 in 12.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lake City, FL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Lake City, FL has decreased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Lake City, FL has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lake City, FL has decreased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lake City police department

ItemLake CityFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4931,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Five Points, FL1,0632291,4101,639
Watertown, FL3,4512721,6761,948
White Springs, FL8711,1613,6134,774
Lake City, FL12,1371,4367,4968,932

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Babylon, NY12,130169716885
Neosho, MO12,1442864,8625,148
Speedway, IN12,1453134,1074,420
Palmer Town, MA12,1454121,0631,475
Portland, TN12,1252911,8412,132
Lake City, FL12,1371,4367,4968,932
Source: The Lake City, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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