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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 24%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLive Oak/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime154n/a (estimate)2,2312,6672,580
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.039.642.6
Robbery8n/a115.979.386.2
Assault30n/a434.7260.8246.8
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)551385381
Burglary58n/a840.3337.7376.0
Theft52n/a753.41,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a86.9193.3228.9
Property crime116n/a (estimate)1,6812,2822,200

Key findings

  • Live Oak crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Live Oak are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Live Oak you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Live Oak is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Live Oak has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Live Oak (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Live Oak, Florida is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Live Oak are 1.20 times less than the Florida average and 1.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Live Oak are 1.43 times more than than Florida and 1.45 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Live Oak are 1.36 times less than than Florida and 1.31 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Live Oak (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Live Oak in comparison to other Florida communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Live Oak safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Live Oak being safer than 32% of cities in Florida and 20% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Live Oak. In conclusion, Live Oak ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Live Oak

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Live Oak is 1 in 182
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Live Oak is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Live Oak is 1 in 45
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Live Oak? In Live Oak, FL you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Live Oak.

      Year Over Year Crime In Live Oak (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Live Oak is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Live Oak violent crime rates have decreased by 14%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Live Oak has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

      Live Oak police department

      ItemLive OakFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2131,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.23.3
      There are a total of 21 Live Oak police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Florida average and 7.9% less than the National average.

      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
      White Springs, FL8717812,7343,516
      Live Oak, FL6,9215511,6812,231

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Middlebury, VT6,922581,1151,173
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922106837943
      Plaquemine, LA6,9204803,1383,619
      Kenwood, OH6,92291708799
      Kaufman, TX6,9192152,3962,612
      Live Oak, FL6,9215511,6812,231
      Source: The Live Oak, 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.