Reported Annual Crime In Lakeland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakeland/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime103n/a (estimate)3,1363,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakeland/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape6n/a182.726.141.7
Robbery5n/a152.396.398.0
Assault18n/a548.1228.1248.9
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)883357383
Burglary21n/a639.5530.9430.4
Theft46n/a1,400.72,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a213.2251.8237.4
Property crime74n/a (estimate)2,2532,8602,362

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The Lakeland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lakeland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lakeland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakeland is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.59 daily crimes that occur in Lakeland.
  • Lakeland is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lakeland you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lakeland has increased by 56%.

Compare Lakeland, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lakeland (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Lakeland (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakeland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakeland is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakeland is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakeland is 1 in 32

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

Lakeland police department

ItemLakelandGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2411,364558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.84.03.3
There are a total of 24 Lakeland police officers. This results in 6.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 73% greater than the Georgia average and 110.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ray City, GA1,0951751,4031,579
Nashville, GA4,8953714,0634,434
Du Pont, GA1615774,6225,199
Valdosta, GA56,7173796,1436,522
Remerton, GA1,2451,0705,7936,863
Lakeland, GA3,3488832,2533,136

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cuba, MO3,3481202,9353,055
Blairsville, PA3,3485192,7183,237
Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481931,0751,268
Buzzards Bay, MA3,348184740924
Barron, WI3,34930121152
Lakeland, GA3,3488832,2533,136
Source: The Lakeland, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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