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Total crime 109%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 123%
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 peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime153n/a (estimate)5,3912,9002,580
Murder1n/a35.26.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery7n/a246.778.786.2
Assault6n/a211.4216.6246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)493327381
Burglary17n/a599.0431.3376.0
Theft112n/a3,946.41,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft10n/a352.4235.4228.9
Property crime139n/a (estimate)4,8982,5742,200

Key findings

  • Lake City crime rates are 109% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake City are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Lake City you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake City is safer than 11% 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 203
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake City is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake City is 1 in 19

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

      Lake City police department

      ItemLake CityGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.44.03.3
      There are a total of 17 Lake City police officers. This results in 6.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.6% greater than the Georgia average and 96.6% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Lithonia, GA2,0931871,4731,661
      Bonanza, GA3,3612151,6931,909
      Lake City, GA2,7124934,8985,391

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodbury, TN2,7124621,0661,528
      Swanton, VT2,712122838960
      Eagle Lake, MN2,71264639703
      Royston, GA2,7131871,4711,658
      Pearisburg, VA2,7141141,8541,967
      Lake City, GA2,7124934,8985,391
      Source: The Lake City, GA 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.