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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 28%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakeland Highlands/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,775 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)266 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,509 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Lakeland Highlands crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lakeland Highlands are 30% lower than the national average
  • In Lakeland Highlands you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lakeland Highlands is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lakeland Highlands has decreased by 5%

Lakeland Highlands crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lakeland Highlands (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakeland Highlands

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakeland Highlands is 1 in 377
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakeland Highlands is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakeland Highlands is 1 in 57

      Year Over Year Crime In Lakeland Highlands (per 100,000 people)

      Lakeland Highlands police department

      ItemLakeland HighlandsFloridaNational
      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
      Lake Alfred, FL5,35349604653
      Polk City, FL2,1322031,1531,356
      Eagle Lake, FL2,4112061,1701,376
      Alturas, FL3,6792481,4071,655
      Mulberry, FL3,9252811,5941,875
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,8023211,8222,143
      Medulla, FL8,5613642,0652,429
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,4262661,5091,775

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elk City, OK12,4261132,1812,294
      Lakeland North, WA12,4202882,6242,912
      Ottawa, KS12,433229344573
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Brookhaven, MS12,4183743,2153,589
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,4262661,5091,775
      Source: The Lakeland Highlands, 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.