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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleLakeland/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,105 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)237 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,868 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Lakeland crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lakeland are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Lakeland you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lakeland is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lakeland has decreased by 33%

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lakeland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lakeland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakeland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakeland is 1 in 422
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakeland is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakeland is 1 in 48

      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
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 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, GA1,0952821,8782,160
      Valdosta, GA56,7174683,6864,154
      Du Pont, GA1615284,1604,688
      Nashville, GA4,8958474,1124,960
      Remerton, GA1,2451,1855,8347,019
      Lakeland, GA3,3482371,8682,105

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481921,0251,217
      Buzzards Bay, MA3,348174650824
      Cuba, MO3,3481514,4224,573
      Blairsville, PA3,3483391,4781,816
      Breckenridge, MN3,3472502,1252,375
      Lakeland, GA3,3482371,8682,105
      Source: The Lakeland, GA 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.