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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 53%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Helen/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31n/a (estimate)1,0932,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.581.6
Assault3n/a105.7258.3250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)106378379
Burglary5n/a176.2295.2340.5
Theft18n/a634.51,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a176.2181.8219.9
Property crime28n/a (estimate)9872,1462,110

Key findings

  • Lake Helen crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Helen are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Helen you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Helen is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Helen has increased by 33%

Lake Helen crime map

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The Lake Helen crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake Helen 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 Helen crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Helen

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Helen is 1 in 946
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Helen is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Helen is 1 in 92

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

      Lake Helen police department

      ItemLake HelenFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)631,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.23.3
      There are a total of 6 Lake Helen police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.7% less than the Florida average and 30.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Heathrow, FL6,157123698821
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392123698821
      North DeLand, FL1,4091881,0671,255
      De Leon Springs, FL2,7081921,0901,281
      West DeLand, FL3,9262371,3451,582
      South Daytona, FL12,4702281,6031,831
      Port Orange, FL58,780461,8051,851
      Lake Helen, FL2,6781069871,093

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clinton, NJ2,679149448597
      Dennis Port, MA2,680137494631
      Trenton, IL2,68077386463
      Maxton, NC2,6762231,4131,636
      Provincetown, MA2,6805441,7352,280
      Lake Helen, FL2,6781069871,093
      Source: The Lake Helen, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.