Annual Crime In Lakes (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakes/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,743 (estimate)4,1862,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakes/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a161.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a121.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a595.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)792 (estimate)885381
Burglaryn/an/an/a539.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a541.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,951 (estimate)3,3012,200

Key findings

  • Lakes crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lakes are 108% higher than the national average
  • In Lakes you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lakes is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lakes has increased by 1%

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Compare Lakes, AK Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lakes (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lakes (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakes

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakes is 1 in 127
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakes is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakes is 1 in 27

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

      Lakes police department

      ItemLakesAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Alaska

      StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
      Alaska3,433490266
      There are a total of 3,433 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 490 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 84% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lazy Mountain, AK1,5383211,1961,517
      Farm Loop, AK1,1193381,2591,597
      Butte, AK3,9054551,6972,151
      Houston, AK2,0284561,7002,156
      Gateway, AK6,0616642,4743,138
      Fishhook, AK5,8666982,6043,303
      Palmer, AK6,5723513,2963,647
      Lakes, AK8,9447922,9513,743

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lantana, TX8,944144831975
      Boiling Springs, SC8,9453992,4672,866
      Claymont, DE8,9434242,3232,747
      Bennington, VT8,9452082,7852,993
      Maili, HI8,9432903,3443,634
      Lakes, AK8,9447922,9513,743
      Source: The Lakes, AK 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.