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Total crime 94%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 102%
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 Placid/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime119n/a (estimate)4,8392,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a40.739.442.6
Robbery5n/a203.375.581.6
Assault8n/a325.3258.3250.2
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)569378379
Burglary14n/a569.3295.2340.5
Theft91n/a3,700.71,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0181.8219.9
Property crime105n/a (estimate)4,2702,1462,110

Key findings

  • Lake Placid crime rates are 94% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Placid are 50% higher than the national average
  • In Lake Placid you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Placid is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Placid has decreased by 10%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Placid

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Placid is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Placid is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Placid is 1 in 21

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

      Lake Placid police department

      ItemLake PlacidFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.04.23.3
      There are a total of 9 Lake Placid police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.5% less than the Florida average and 23.1% greater 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
      Sebring, FL10,4235184,3704,887
      Lake Placid, FL2,3215694,2704,839

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deep River Center, CT2,32167522590
      Hickman, KY2,32109494
      East Bronson, FL2,3212181,2371,455
      Jackson, KY2,32102,6612,661
      Thayer, MO2,3222831,5111,794
      Lake Placid, FL2,3215694,2704,839
      Source: The Lake Placid, 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.