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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 74%
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 Helen/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)8212,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery2n/a71.479.386.2
Assault5n/a178.4260.8246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)250385381
Burglary3n/a107.1337.7376.0
Theft13n/a464.01,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0193.3228.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)5712,2822,200

Key findings

  • Lake Helen crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Helen are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Helen you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Helen is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Helen has decreased by 27%

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 401
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Helen is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Helen is 1 in 122

      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, FL6,157125742867
      Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,392125742867
      North DeLand, FL1,4091911,1341,326
      De Leon Springs, FL2,7081951,1591,354
      West DeLand, FL3,9262411,4311,672
      Port Orange, FL58,780392,1762,215
      DeBary, FL19,7614142,4572,871
      Lake Helen, FL2,678250571821

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clinton, NJ2,67937482519
      Dennis Port, MA2,680141529670
      Trenton, IL2,680115691806
      Maxton, NC2,6762271,4951,722
      Provincetown, MA2,6806083,2433,851
      Lake Helen, FL2,678250571821
      Source: The Lake Helen, FL 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.