Lake Placid, FL
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With a crime rate of 48 per one thousand residents, Lake Placid has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21. Within Florida, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Lake Placid.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,164, Lake Placid has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Lake Placid does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Lake Placid.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lake Placid does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lake Placid.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lake Placid's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Lake Placid is one in 541.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Lake Placid is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Lake Placid, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 46 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Lake Placid has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Lake Placid is one in 361.

Lake Placid Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Lake Placid Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

99

103

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.85

45.75

47.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Placid 1.85
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 541

in Lake Placid

1 in 217

in Florida
Lake Placid VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,164
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.46 1.39
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Placid 45.75
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Lake Placid

1 in 36

in Florida
Lake Placid Property CRIMES
Population: 2,164
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 67 6
Rate per 1,000 12.01 30.96 2.77
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lake Placid Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Placid 28
Florida 64

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