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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 35%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Sarasota/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,677 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)242 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,435 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Lake Sarasota crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Sarasota are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Sarasota you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Sarasota is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Sarasota has decreased by 9%

Lake Sarasota crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Sarasota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Sarasota is 1 in 413
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Sarasota is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Sarasota is 1 in 60

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

      Lake Sarasota police department

      ItemLake SarasotaFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      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
      Longboat Key, FL7,15827735762
      The Meadows, FL4,100122726848
      Siesta Key, FL5,782125742867
      Osprey, FL6,561125742867
      South Sarasota, FL5,032125742867
      Whitfield, FL3,3621498851,035
      Cortez, FL4,0041761,0411,217
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,6052421,4351,677

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mayfair, CA4,6054642,4732,937
      Negaunee, MI4,60666878944
      El Cerro Mission, NM4,6068163,2554,071
      Pittsfield, IL4,604159705864
      Marlow, OK4,6071132,9253,039
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,6052421,4351,677
      Source: The Lake Sarasota, 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.