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Total crime 264%
Violent crime 161%
Property crime 283%
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 Park/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime786n/a (estimate)9,0662,5242,489
Murder2n/a23.15.25.0
Rape7n/a80.739.442.6
Robbery32n/a369.175.581.6
Assault45n/a519.0258.3250.2
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)992378379
Burglary40n/a461.4295.2340.5
Theft605n/a6,978.11,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft55n/a634.4181.8219.9
Property crime700n/a (estimate)8,0742,1462,110

Key findings

  • Lake Park crime rates are 264% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Park are 161% higher than the national average
  • In Lake Park you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Park is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Park has decreased by 12%

Lake Park crime map

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

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lake Park, FL per 100,000 people. In Lake Park, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.59 times more than the Florida average and 3.64 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Lake Park is 2.62 times more than the Florida average and 2.61 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Lake Park has a daily crime rate that is 3.76 times more than the Florida average and 3.83 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Lake Park (higher is better)

      How safe is Lake Park, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lake Park is safer than 2% of the cities in Florida and 1% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Lake Park. Overall, Lake Park is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Park is 1 in 101
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Park is 1 in 13
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Park is 1 in 12
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lake Park, Florida you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Park.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Lake Park, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Lake Park has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Lake Park has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lake Park has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Lake Park police department

      ItemLake ParkFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2431,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      South Palm Beach, FL1,3090202202
      Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL5082180218
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342105596701
      Tequesta, FL5,873113694807
      Gun Club Estates, FL1,401121689810
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58175836912
      Haverhill, FL1,984142807949
      Lake Park, FL8,4579928,0749,066

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plymouth, WI8,454571,3011,358
      Lincoln City, OR8,4526335,2575,890
      Fairfield Glade, TN8,4623751,6722,047
      Boulder Hill, IL8,4494311,9542,385
      Pike Creek, DE8,4661911,0191,210
      Lake Park, FL8,4579928,0749,066
      Source: The Lake Park, 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.